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Season of the Wind

Th’ toun has shut her eyelids tight, Th’ selvic dwellers too, An’ nae new place is safe fro’ lee While angry seas blow foam. Th’ seagull overlooks th’ toun, the mastiff guards the bay, ‘n’ whin th’ footsteps o’ th’ … Continue reading

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The Mariner’s Grief

Na a soul finds favor, Nae one mother’s son. Nae even th’ cauld stanes Find rest inside the water kip. Na beast is cried upon. Na air remains tae breathe Into oor lungs. Na single thing is new, Na mother’s … Continue reading

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Th’ Men o’ th’ Ocean Sea

It was th’ tide o’ kings an’ kingly men, Whe’ the worl’ was young It was a tide o’ greatness, O’ great men, an’ great deeds, An’ monumental moments. Thay shook th’ pillars o’ heaven whin thay traivelt upon th’ … Continue reading

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The Wings of the Destroyer

A soft wind and blows beneath the clouds The taste of rain fills the air Neighbors walked by and give a survivors salute It is a good day to see the rising hills green from rain I’m looking out as … Continue reading

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Where We Sat Down

The Lord once made the earth, and likewise made the sky, and when He looked upon the earth, and saw what He had done, He saw that it was good. The evil that men do is heard throughout the lands. … Continue reading

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Comes the Darkness

Sundown. Comes the darkness. The shadows are king And the night wings slip away. Sundown.  The Storm breathes evil Upon the waters  With deep hated breath. The boy felt it. He heard the violent voice Hissing through The punishing front. … Continue reading

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The Land of Nod

      Where is the way?       Where can I find me rest?       Where is the sea waters calm?         Where be the gentle spring?       Where be the soothing rays of sun?       There I will find me rest and I will       seek no more … Continue reading

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Sunset

Did you know? Did you really know? That the last time That you saw me was the last time you saw me?   Did you know that The last thing I saw was your tail lights glowing red through the … Continue reading

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Thinking About Judy

Judy was a match made in heaven. She was thirteen years old and I was twenty. I got a job in the summer of 1968 as a camp counselor for the City of San Jose. It was the first year … Continue reading

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Who Cares

Sometimes there’s not much to do on a warm Texas evening. I watched a lot of sunsets from our front porch steps. I would sit and watch the sky transform through many colors and shades, and finally the sun disappears, … Continue reading

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