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Poetry
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 12:00 am
 poetrywall poem # 1My granddaughter, Cressida, wrote this poem on the Poetry Wall of our summer cabin when she was 10. She added a drawing of a cat calmly walking away, a dead bird on the ground
Poetry
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 12:00 am
50 degrees when I swimthis early sunny augustmorn a stiff north windbut these choppy wavesare the same temperatureas yesterday and last week while I dry off on the hillI am gladdened to seebefore
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Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 12:00 am
 flu shot poem #1this is flu shot season my friend annette writes she can’t take one on account of raw egg allergy she  adds, “I’ll always remember my grandmother’s recollections of
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Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 12:00 am
the State has stole our pensionsthe State has stole our pensionsthe State has stole our pensionssing loo-di-doo-di-doothat big ole bag of moneywe gave our savings tothe State just took and stole itsin
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Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 12:00 am
 vermontpoem #41 this morning the lake is still no ripples mar the surface not even my own as I swim no little swallows (black tops white bellies) dip and wheel to catch their insect breakfast th
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Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 12:00 am
the thin child perhaps nineleaning against the slim treeweeping her mother just deadthe mother who helped acollapsed pregnant friend intoa taxi to get her to a hospitalthe trip was in vain the womandi
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Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 12:00 am
 springfield 66 poem #1 busy time this fri eve in springfield route 66 gala already begun hard to get to the old pharmacy to see tom handy’s photos of palms and their latticed shadows  jim
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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 12:00 am
today’s excitement –very early morningerratic drummingmore a thuddingslow with pausescould it be? I’d heardthem in the woods butnever seen one yet hereone was – a piliatedwoodpecker on thedead
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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:00 am
 suicide poem #6  royce by pulling that trigger you’ve spared yourself my grandkids’ growing up their school and sports successes their loves and losses and given them instead a burden t

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