Category Archives: poetry

(Almost) Russian Connection…

Decades ago, I met a woman at a bookstore in Philadelphia, to whom I was instantly attracted.   However, the budding coupe de amour was dashed when she told me she was engaged to be married.  I had forgotten about this … Continue reading

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When in Scotland…..

It seems apt, as I am in Scotland this week, that I finally “finished” the poem below enough to make it visible to other eyes. In truth, I rarely stop tinkering with a poem, hence my output of completed ones … Continue reading

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NOT “Green Eggs And Ham”……

“Idle brains are the Devil’s workhouses” goes a 1732 quote, and mine created this playfully serious (seriously playful?) doggerel verse as reply to a personals ad circa 2011 when I was actively in the dating market.    I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day – May 10, 2009 – “The Embroidery”

Today was the 19th Mother’s Day since my mother’s death in 1990, at the age of 75. (In the photo at left, taken circa 1953, she was 37 yrs old.) The arc of her illness, from accurate diagnosis of malignant … Continue reading

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