Poetry

Poems and thoughts during my reflective moments.

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Cracked Pebbles

Posted on Nov 5, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

Poem on a relationship in trouble.

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Where are you now?

Posted on Nov 5, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

A poem on emotional fatigue and self-doubt.

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Look to Tomorrow

Posted on Aug 21, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on using the past as a tool to guide tomorrow.

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Farewell

Posted on Aug 4, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem to say Goodbye to my dear Mom.

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Yellow and Gold

Posted on Jul 10, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Now that the Mailman is a Laker I'm returning my loyalties to my boyhood team.

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Grit

Posted on Jul 8, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on self.

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Don't Go

Posted on Jul 8, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on forseen loss. I wrote this for my mother shortly before she died.

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Songs of Discontent

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Poems dealing with uncertainty and hopelessness.

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Unshackled Love

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Poems on love and folly.

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My Dark Side

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Poems on personal selfishness, greed and other unsavory emotions.

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