Monthly Archives: April 2018

A poem: The Doctor’s Office

I sit grey and cold, years soaked beyond a black and white photograph of tight skin, dark hair on a straight and ridged frame waiting my turn in an ocean of Muzak. Days in mass, wasted in a wheeled chair … Continue reading

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Local knowledge

The hike up to John Rock in Pisgah National Forest is a favorite of mine. It’s a five-mile loop with an elevation gain of 1000 feet and the payoff is the picture you see above. “The choices we make lead up to … Continue reading

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Rant and rave

“I will be interviewed on @foxandfriends at 8:00 A.M. Enjoy!” – Trump tweet 4-25-18 There really isn’t anyway to describe Trumps interview on Fox & Friends this morning other than manic. It started off calm and nonchalant enough but slowly … Continue reading

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A poem: Coffee House

  Absorbed in a cup of black heat, watching, listening The scenes change, bodies move, voices echo Business, relationships, old friends and new Some wait, they are late, maybe early I sit, alone, blending into the moment Job interview, smile, … Continue reading

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Flattery will get you everywhere

“His only reference point is internal — ‘what will bring me what I need, what will fill this hole in me — get me the affirmation I crave’ — that is deeply concerning” – Former FBI Director James Comey’s psychoanalysis … Continue reading

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A poem: One Life

The azaleas bloomed, Pinks and whites against a backdrop of summer grass waiting for the heat to rise Yellow dust, pollen lust, coats the landscape Spontaneous and unstable, whisked away by an afternoon rain or an April breeze This is … Continue reading

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Would Jesus carry a gun?

“PROUD to support our friend @VoteMarsha for US Senate representing Tennessee. Marsha Blackburn is a rock-ribbed conservative who has been a champion of President Trump’s pro-jobs, pro-military, AMERICA FIRST agenda & will be critical ally in the Senate. She has … Continue reading

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