Category Archives: Fantasy

Fractured Fairy Tale

Once upon a time, it’s told In a castle on a hill Lived a lonely Princess Alas, she lives there still It seems that her prince charming Left her to opine About her unrequited love Left dying on the vine … Continue reading

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2020

December 31, 2019, 8:50 PM I love the silence.  The TV is on, but I don’t really hear it. It is only on because it is the last night of the year, and at some point, this year will end … Continue reading

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A Christmas Trilogy Part III

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part III Ruckus The man with a puzzled look Turned and then a few steps took Until in front of Hoot he stood And with all the control he could Said “Hoot, I know I’m … Continue reading

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A Christmas Trilogy Part II

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part II Toothpick From the brush there came a rustle And the bunny with a hustle Hopped to Hoot and quickly said I found him but I ran ahead Tell your friend, do not dismay … Continue reading

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A Christmas Trilogy Part I

For several years at Christmas, my wife’s aunt and I would pick a joke gift for each other and write a poem about it. One year, I found a set of three hand puppets, an owl, a beaver, and a … Continue reading

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The Butterfly

Another butterfly, colors dappled, enters, flying gracefully heavenward.  I just kneel, looking, mesmerized. Natures overture plays quietly.  Restless, suddenly thrusting upward, variegated wings exit, youthfully zooming. I wrote this years ago for a contest that required you to use all … Continue reading

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Nonsense

What you think you thought I said Was something else I said instead You said you know what you had heard Before I even said a word I suspect that you were misled My thoughts I think were just misread … Continue reading

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Words Are Worth A Thousand Pictures

So, what do you think?  Actually, how do you think?  I had never given that question much thought, or any at all for that matter, until, while reading an article, I was confronted with it.  Specifically, it asked if I … Continue reading

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Cycles

Bill was on an emotional high.  One of the few he had experienced in a long time.  Working in the city had it’s advantages, but it also had it’s drawbacks.  He always felt crowded, like his life was being compacted.  … Continue reading

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Cycles

Bill was on an emotional high.  One of the few he had experienced in a long time.  Working in the city had it’s advantages, but it also had it’s drawbacks.  He always felt crowded, like his life was being compacted.  … Continue reading

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