Monthly Archives: September 2011

Winter White

Snow caresses the ground like an ardent lover Until it melts away leaving ugly brown memories in its wake.

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Into Fall

Fall festivals usher in the changing season Cool breezes encourage camaraderie and playing As children explore the pumpkins and mazes And perhaps even goblins and some ghouls on All Hallow’s Eve

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Reality

Reality — such a tricky word Do we really know what reality means? We now have reality tv shows penned and edited for our amusement But is this Real Reality? A friend or loved one dies in combat or on … Continue reading

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Back Pain

My back goes in and out — just like a gate and I so dislike it! In and out — Discomfort and pain as I wait for it to readjust In and out — Pop the pain pills or suffer … Continue reading

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Little Things

The little things we do — or don’t make so much difference in our lives that often we don’t realize the differences they make. A smile to brighten someone’s day as we pass them on our way to something we … Continue reading

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Fear Drama

Am I brave enough to do what I want to do Or do I continue to cower And let the fear Seep into my bones — Chipping away at my resolve And what little courage I have left?

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Do I Go? Do I Stay?

Do I go?  Do I stay?  Does it matter anyway? I began writing that poem over 2 weeks ago.  It’s still not finished, but it resonates more everyday as I debate whether I should or shouldn’t attend Belleville IL’s first … Continue reading

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