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Poetry
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:00 am
the anonymous student from theseventies reminded me of a writingassignment I once gave: “1. Have anadventure. 2. Write about it.” themuch appreciated letter got methinking about adventure – nodo
Poetry
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am
poem postal # 1I can understand perfectly thosepostal folk, discovered years laterwith bathtubs full of undeliveredenvelopes it got too much hopelessthey couldn’t cope simply threw inthe towel now m
Poetry
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am
family story # 23my granddaughter cressidaage eight having exhausted various play activities saidI guess I’ll put on my lab coatand go do an experiment ©2017 Jacqueline Jackson
Poetry
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am
the green mountains grace the horizonwhere we have a summer place one ofthe range resembles a gently curvingbreast complete with nipple wheneverdriving into the small town nearby we’dexit the woods
Poetry
Thursday, May 11, 2017 12:00 am
birdpoem # 11thinking of that last passenger pigeondon’t want to research it again heardabout it all my life there were millionsbillions they darkened the sun for dayswhen they flew over we killed t
Poetry
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:00 am
 100 days poem #1hmmm what accomplishments have Iaccomplished in the last 100 days?anything beneficial for our world? ifyou count womens marches climatemarches sending lotsa money to ossoffdurbin
Poetry
Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:00 am
 this is my soapbox we’ve hadrecently a week of school holsagain the schoolyard next doorhas been locked up nine days ina row older kids scale my fenceuse the basketball hoop youngerkids zilch
Poetry
Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:00 am
next school shooting poem #whenmy daughter teaches in a schoolwhere every classroom every officeevery corridor every restroom has abutton if one is hit every area policecar every area police station i
Poetry
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:00 am
I could write of ugly things thisweek lord knows there’s plentyfrom the gunman still loose inmy wisconsin township (don’tworry no school till he’s caught,kids) to the dismemberment anddeath of t
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Thursday, April 6, 2017 12:00 am
 n fifth st poem no 22nobody says I HAVE to write about the lincoln half marathon every year but this year marks the seventh that my neighbor amaya now ten has skipped about in the street as runn

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