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Poetry
Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016 12:00 am
north fifth street poem #22the stump’s base two yards across andhollow a few inch circle of live growthsupporting the most majestic leafycrowned tree in our neighborhood it had to go every storm hug
Poetry
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:00 am
 wordpoem #17    there’s this net wordgame babbleI tune in for company with morningcoffee it starts my cogs rolling I aim to locate half the words the grids are sometimes huge th
Poetry
Thursday, Sept. 1, 2016 12:00 am
a teacher guy writes on the chat log:my cellphone is a very old modelat work I look on the deathly silenceand see an ocean of kids with theirearbuds headphones on their facesbathed in the harsh light
Poetry
Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016 12:00 am
we visited the ben and jerry factorynear our vermont cottage a popularstop for tourists and locals alike a   little kid tipped his cone the pink ball of ice cream flew out I caughtit in myun
Poetry
Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 12:00 am
I try to connect with my grandkidsit’s not easy but I think I got mygrandson’s attention he was fishingflinging his line around though notdangerously I said I got hooked oncehe showed interest so
Poetry
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016 12:00 am
this place used to be niceit will be again after a bitbut this summer we arriveto plumbing problems powerproblems worst is mice theyhave been into everythingbedding shredded drawersfouled not a dish y
Poetry
Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016 12:00 am
 quotes poem #16 found these from my dad Ron Douganin an old letter sent my kids: “The world’sa MESS! Too bad I’m not going to bearound to straighten it out!” and “Someday I’ll be an
Poetry
Thursday, July 28, 2016 12:00 am
if a bear steals your backpackand you’re alone on the trailstarving you can eat porcupineflesh raw it even provides itsown toothpicks of course if youare a vegetarian you’ll have tomake do with nu
Poetry
Thursday, July 21, 2016 12:00 am
personal poem # 14once on a time I put in (at my job) forfull professorship that’s the pinnacleof pay and prestige I got turned downthe committee chair told me “you havenot yet internalized the pr
Poetry
Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:00 am
 last year this column warmly praisedscores of helpful high school kidsthey came again this June some 300volunteers from Minn to Miss, Bostonto Bakersfield. I recently wrote ofGroup 14 who while

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