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POEM: SAD RAIN

Damn the rain.  Today it is too much.  God’s tears, yes,  Mingle with our own  As more death  Takes ones we love,  Leaving only a cold companion,  Grief.    Written originally for Leslie, Patty, and Patricia, who have recently lost … Continue reading

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GRIEF AND THE CIRCLE GAME

****Warning: This is not a happy post. Art by Qakie   I’ve been off the grid. You may have noticed, but probably not. That’s okay. If you’re anything like me, social media is a constant, incoming tide of information, ideas, … Continue reading

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GRIEF, a poem

  It still comes With the surprise of a cut finger Sliced by a sharp knife, Deep and acute;  Or slashed by a dull blade, Ragged and hurting, The memory of loss.  

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ALCOHOLISM: NOT AS BAD AS KARL

I knew I had a drinking thing, but I didn’t call it a problem. There’s an old joke found primarily on tee shirts: I don’t have a drinking problem. I drink, I get drunk, I fall down. No problem. That … Continue reading

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