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Metal Fatigue

I am an old tool, worn smooth by long use, paint chipped, edges dulled, not so hard or sharp or straight as I once was. Not entirely useless, not yet, but I labor where I once sang and I shake … Continue reading

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Two Versions

This is a poem that I wrote as blank verse first, then in verse form.  I wanted to post both versions together, to see how they compare.   That Front Porch (Version 1) That front porch faced west. It was … Continue reading

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Learning the world from the driver’s side of the road

“You meet a new person, you go with him and suddenly you get a whole new city…you go down new streets, you see houses you never saw before, pass places you didn’t even know were there. Everything changes.” — Samuel … Continue reading

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