Author Archives: Jamie

About Jamie

Retired Writer Editor - Loves Books, Musical Theater, politics for a good argument, genealogy, Scotland and owls

Almost Like Praying

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Last Chances

Fall, even the name says down Crushed into the earth. The leaves of autumn become No more than mulch, sacrificing what has been To a future spring. Foot falls, damp, the lamps of Twilight wash sidewalks Already wet with fog … Continue reading

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L’Shana Tovah!

Avinu Malkeinu Hear our prayer We have sinned before Thee Have compassion upon us and upon our children Help us bring an end to pestilence, war, and famine Cause all hate and oppression to vanish from the earth Inscribe us … Continue reading

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Who Done It? She Did

On this day in History, Agatha Christie was born.  Because of this, other people had a whole lot of late nights trying to unravel the mysteries she conjured.  She wrote over 70 stories, a large percentage best sellers.  Plays and … Continue reading

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For Irma

Storm Racked How should I sing when buffeting salt waves And stung with bitter surges, in whose might I toss, a cockleshell? The dreadful night Marshals its undefeated dark and raves In brutal madness, reeling over graves Of vanquished men, … Continue reading

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