Monthly Archives: January 2014

Stanislaus Quatrain

Linger down good ol’ Briggsmore or McHenry; sun-bathed tulip trees and queen palms line these rarely wet streets plastered with autumns’ leaves. Murmurations of starlings eclipse Scenic’s foothills. *** Submitted to MoSt for inclusion in the Stanislaus Poem. More Poetry … Continue reading

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The Seven Acts of the Universe, in Reverse

Final Act- Everywhere it is cold and still. The final frontier is the only thing, but there is only darkness to explore. Act 6- Things could not be moving faster and further away from eachother, drawn away by oblivion. Act … Continue reading

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With Dad On A Windy Day

Fox tails move violently past our feet. I brace myself against the hair whipping my face, wind pushing so hard against me, I stumble. “Woah! That wind’s going to take you away!” Dad shouts. He doesn’t know I take everything … Continue reading

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Growing Up

On my way to my desk in my office, I open the window to the spring-autumn scent and birdsong. Below it, under the drum stool, sits an old Marvin the Martian toy. Which of my sons left it there?—probably the … Continue reading

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Who needs answers when nobody’s askin’?

This is written to those of you who consider yourselves Christians but think you don’t need answers to tough questions because you don’t ask them and nobody asks them of you. I am thinking a lot about this and I’d … Continue reading

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Ichthus77 2013 in retrospect

I didn’t get a lot of blogging done after the summer in 2013 because when I wasn’t helping my dad digitize his records or freelancing (those typos in the footers aren’t mine, but who’s looking, right?), I was busy helping The … Continue reading

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