Category Archives: Of the Road and The River

Missing Space

  Just off the highway the wall of the corrugated mini-mart held artifacts of the just before now, perfectly preserved and operational, A few miles later driving through the park  her childhood summer was  lost in a tangle of bramble and … Continue reading

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Dead Man: Death, Poetry, and Music in the old west.

Jim Jarmusch’s  movie Dead Man is a blending of surreal scenes, beautifully understated acting, and the haunting music of Neil Young’s solo guitar, and it tells the story of William Blake, an accountant from Ohio, who comes to the edge of … Continue reading

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Love Casts Out All Evil

“Love casts out all evil,” She said. She is casting out her evil  with beauty and gentle faith transforming into light by the river. She lost her daughters  to her addictions, but was able to hold onto a tail of … Continue reading

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Work in Progress #2: Title Search and a Dream of Circles

I have been thinking about a title for this piece of writing. The only one I can come up with at this point that sums up the feeling I have for what my life is now: “Work in Progress.” For … Continue reading

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Two February Dream Poems

                       Bound In the embrace of her muscular fur,          Her claws puncture my hand, her imperious                     Teeth close by my face. I have to hold her, or she … Continue reading

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Half of October: Thoughts, Dreams, and Visions of a Slightly Employed, Part Time Student.

In October I was taking a general introductory course in psychology and medical terminology while looking for work and working very part time at a little at a preschool. I was thinking quite a bit about how I had maneuvered … Continue reading

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Travels with Charlie

About 2 months ago my wife and daughter went to the regional rescue shelter and picked out a dog. They brought home what they thought was an eight month old chihuahua mix. It turned out to be a six month … Continue reading

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