Category Archives: Poetry

Musical Interlude

  AND THEN I WROTE I wrote a line under the influence of wine about what was then and when I felt more myself than now. How love is lost to be recaptured when boy meets girl in a whirl … Continue reading

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Refuge

The Lake Isle of Innisfree W. B. Yeats, 1865 – 1939 I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree, And a small cabin build there, of clay and wattles made: Nine bean-rows will I have there, a hive for the honey-bee; … Continue reading

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The Poem Omitted

Noon of January 20 is a deadline.  It marks the date when the term of one President ends and the term of another begins.  The momentous event takes place courtesy of a simple 35 word statement: The Oath of Office: … Continue reading

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The Rape

I just finished reading The Century Trilogy by Ken Follett It is a wonderful historical series of historical novels that takes one extended family over the 100 years from 1900 to 2000. It is very well written, well researched and engrossing … Continue reading

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Last Chances

Cocktails and Broken Hearts Jack Vettriano Fall, even the name says down Crushed into the earth. Leaves of Autumn become No more than mulch, sacrificing What has been To a future Spring. Foot falls, damp, the lamps of Twilight was … Continue reading

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