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Biting Off More Than I Can Chew?

Never! But this month is a pretty tough slog. There are things going on that occupy a lot of my attention and there are two activities that I decided to add to this month which makes for a busy time. … Continue reading

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New 30/30 Set

Well, I’m back at it. I’ve done 4 poems for the Tupelo Press 30/30 and they are up, at least for the time being and before I start really revising them here. Over the next few days, I’ll post my … Continue reading

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Grandpa Dug a Hole Beneath the Tangerine Tree

via Grandpa Dug a Hole Beneath the Tangerine Tree I wrote a new poem not that long ago after I took Maya to see the hina¬†dolls at the Boston Childrens’ Museum for¬†Hinamatsuri (Girls’ Day). Maya has a small set of … Continue reading

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The Life of a Poet

Does anyone ever feel like you’re writing and you’re in a groove and you’re doing so awesome that you’re creating something like or but you’re really coming up with this?

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Appreciation for the Big Things

“Don’t expect your children to love you, so they can, if they want to.” –Ron Padgett there is nothing like my son’s kiss on the cheek my daughter’s hug the evening and the morning and the next day

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Sudden Spring

I walked through my bedroom and from the corner of my eye, I thought I saw disaster. My heart palpitated. My vision flickered. A fallen tree? Had the woodshed collapsed? Something was suddenly, shockingly different out in the yard. forgotten … Continue reading

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Working Dad

missed t-ball boy being a “baseball sport” lacking an sd card

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