Category Archives: Poetry Pantry

Deserted

Inspired by beautiful desert photography, this poem looks more at the less beautiful and more figurative side of being in the desert. I chase footprints in the sand while sun-scorched, parched and withered. Eternally wandering landscapes, dusty and arid. Dodging … Continue reading

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Taking the Wheel

As the song goes, “life is a highway.” Sometimes it’s an amazing ride, but other times we have to make hard choices about the roads we travel. No matter what, I think most of us find life better in the … Continue reading

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Thinking Back on the Twin Towers

A pre 9/11 picture and story of a trip to the towers got me thinking about America’s heart and resilience. Ripples on the Hudson Ripples on the Hudson, waking just behind giants in the distance. Life was so much fun … Continue reading

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It’s All About the Eyes

They’re windows to the soul – eyes are powerful in the way they convey emotion. They speak volumes without saying a word. It’s in the Eyes In the eyes, you see what clever souls will divinate: Emotions rampant, too and … Continue reading

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Life in the Ocean (and Beyond)

America likes to view itself as the world’s melting pot. Sometimes we don’t act that way and we’re a little forgetful.  This week’s Poetry Pantry prompt reminds me that some variety can make the ocean a much better place. Life … Continue reading

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Losing My Lion

Losing My Lion  How did I lose my lion, is it really on the loose? Oh will you tell those birdies and their pretty mother goose? My Leo has a collar that is leather and its red. The last that I … Continue reading

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Thank You, Mom

Thank You, Mom A cacophony of light and sound, Seemingly without cessation, Brutally ravages every sense, Numbing overloaded receptors, Allowing toleration of the everyday, And you are the one I blame. Thank you Mom, for bringing me into the world. … Continue reading

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