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Poetry
Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:00 am
springfield poem # 27I appreciate that springfield is wanting to keep us walkers and riders safe from the new faster trains but the big red  and white barriers blocking some  downtown street
Poetry
Thursday, March 7, 2019 12:00 am
1921 letter, to his son, my father, a freshman at Northwestern University, from his father, my grandfather: “Your detailed letter received. Iliked it very much in that it told exactly what you were
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Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019 12:00 am
bugastrophy poem #1 our cynical joke has been when homo sapiens has done itself in  planet and cockroaches will be    all that’s left that’s now highly unlikely a recent study
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019 12:00 am
my friend took her african grey parrot to the urbana avian vet for her yearly checkup–pokes prods peers down her beak up her bung takes temp takes blood she doesn’t like it at all (would you?) spi
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 12:00 am
n fifth street poem #32  when we moved into this big empty house in 1970 the kids put up their homemade but genuine tepee in the spacious back yard a few of the poles were promptly stolen so they
Poetry
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019 12:00 am
back in 1981 a musical “The Endless Pavement” was performed on the new         SSU auditorium stage (not yet finished) 40 local kids in little cars they’d
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:00 am
for 25 years I published a newspaper The Empty Nest News Letter it wentfirst to family but its popularity caused the mailing list to grow to 200 its masthead featured a bird  with empty nest late
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Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019 12:00 am
anniversary poem 2019 my daughter’s birthday is come around again sometimes I think it’s probably better she succumbed to her own demons  (though she claimed they weren’t her own) for if sh
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Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019 12:00 am
a kind of glorymy folks remodeled an old farmhousea mile from the dairy when I was ninemy cousin paul architecture studentwas a laborer every noon the workerscame down to eat dinner at our housethen s
Poetry
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 12:00 am
archival discovery #14found my oldest sister’s well documentedbaby book the rest of us had semi-docsor no baby book at all in it jo’s mom wrote ananecdote: “Little Joan, 3, had heard us speak of

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