Monthly Archives: September 2020

A Matter Of Perspective

  I slid open the drapes that concealed the doors to the deck and looked out at what I termed a sorry excuse for a morning. It was ugly. A fog hung in the air only adding to the gloom. … Continue reading

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Striking Out

I glanced across the dance floor and saw her standing thereI saw her looking straight at me and I tried not to stare I was kind of shy back then, for girlfriends I had noneSo when I saw her look … Continue reading

Posted in Dance, Dating, Humor, Kids, Life, Music, Poetry, Reflection, Relationships, Rhyme, Self Esteem | Tagged , , , | 7 Comments

Mute

Silence wraps itself around my senses Soundless visions tiptoe through my mind In my world, sound has been suspended I hear your voice only with my eyes Words are only shapes when they are spoken Taking form because of what I see … Continue reading

Posted in Free Verse, Gifts, Handicap, Insight, Life, Poetry, Reflection, Relationships, Senses, Vision | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Cobwebs

Up creaky stairs in the atticDim light through grimy windowsDancing on cobwebs Forgotten treasures  Cloaked in dust Huddle in silence Maternity clothesStored in anticipationOf expectations never met Ebony discsEtched with musicLike their makers, now forgotten Leather tomesHistory in black and … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Greetings everyone.  Kramer here.  Today I would like to start off with a reminder to everybody to  stay safe.  Please practice social distancing and when out and about, WEAR YOUR MASK.  I put mine on (well actually one of Bob’s … Continue reading

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Going Through The Change Of Life

At this point, I don’t think there is much that hasn’t been said about the Corona virus be it scientifically, politically, statistically, or humorously.  So why am I writing about it now?  Well, actually, I just plan to use this … Continue reading

Posted in Coping, Home, Humor, Life, Pandemic, Perspective, Random Thoughts, Reflection, Wine | Tagged , , , | 10 Comments

Cycle of Life

The rains came, as they always did. Prickly wet fingers, beating a staccato rhythm loudly upon the galvanized tin roof of the shack.  Rivulets of mud transforming the previously dusty road into an impassible bog.  Outside the shack, all signs … Continue reading

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Horizons

I wake to new horizonsDistant vistas kiss my eyesWas it only yesterdayI walked neath tranquil skies Where has the familiar goneMy perspective is unclearI struggle to make sense of itIs now my future here I cast my gaze about meBut … Continue reading

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Where Two Once Stood

Where two once stood, now one aloneLeft to journey on their ownGone the love they chose to shareDashed in the ashes of despairA heart now turned to stone How for this loss will I atoneSurvive without the love I’ve knownOne … Continue reading

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Kramer’s Korner

Hello all you folks out there in Kramerland. Hope all is well with you. I’m doing OK. Life has kind of fallen into a routine, and I like that. I don’t care for a lot of surprises unless of course, … Continue reading

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