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Struck by Verse Again

Posted on July 14, 2017 at 12:49pm 9 Comments

Something about Steve's passing has triggered something in me that likes to write poetry. I can't quite explain that, but I feel as though some emotional constipation has been released somehow....but I don't publish poetry on Facebook and Satya asked me to post this one here for people to read. 







let us murder our memories together

assassinate the histories behind us

raze the ground on which the present stands

and make mock of future's aspirations

we're…

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Donald Trump is NOT a Businessman

Posted on March 27, 2017 at 10:30am 10 Comments

This article began as a post on Facebook.  It is being posted here as requested by KosherSalaam.  Comments will be appreciated.







I get most of my best ideas when I am involved with water. Today, while I was watering the garden, just after putting in a load of wash, I was suddenly struck by the realization that Donald Trump IS NOT A BUSINESSMAN.

He's a deal maker. He buys and sells things. He doesn't make anything other than deals.

Every single business he has…

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In Memoriam Again

Posted on October 27, 2015 at 9:21am 3 Comments

Some years ago, when David and Mel lost Richard, I wrote the following poem for them. Now that Open Salon is gone, on the theory that David might want to read it again, I am reposting it here.  It was originally called The Final Muster, but I have renamed it....

In Memoriam Again

Restless days, sleepless lights,

Remembering happier days

Before you got the word that

The enemy has broken through again

You rally your…

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The Conundrum of Your Situation

Posted on February 13, 2014 at 8:31pm 5 Comments



The conundrum of your situation is

That you are practicing infidelity

To live with one man and love another

Is bad enough; to love them both

Is ten times worse



I see you living in the agony of excess

I live in an agony of wants and fear

You hide behind your insecurities

I hide behind my verse

The truth of your…

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At 12:00pm on July 15, 2012, Wendy Orange said…

Sage opinion. i keep my life simple, no TV, music yes, lots of books and online when i feel like it. Too much overload and yes, I'd be nuts. love Wendy

 
 
 

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