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Poem – Coffee and Cigarettes

From a series of poems and prose about Joline Cigarette smoke settles between us a soft crackle with each hit between each sip of coffee. An ash falls from yours while we discuss literature, Chaucer, and final exams. Looking back, we were just kids racing toward adults from one credit to the next. Concerned with […]
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Poem – Coffee and Cigarettes

From a series of poems and prose about Joline Cigarette smoke settles between us a soft crackle with each hit between each sip of coffee. An ash falls from yours while we discuss literature, Chaucer, and final exams. Looking back, we were just kids racing toward adults from one credit to the next. Concerned with […]
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Poem – Picnic

From the collection I am writing about “Joline”. It was a beautiful fall morning with sun scattered by oak and aspen atop the hill overlooking the bustling city. We sat at the picnic table with coffee and each other’s hand. We talked of dreams and plans for life after today, but for now it was […]
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Poem – Untitled #2

(1) When evening light scatters across the horizon hidden behind the treeline moving to the wind and free of clouds, the orange disk fills my eyes with a field neither land nor sea but made of light and our feet walk gently upon this, though I do not see you my hand holds something and […]
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Time Away

Deep into the northern woods, beneath the blue sky, near full moon, and lush pine trees, balance is finally being restored. After an Alaskan Amber, Joline begins to emerge and I finally continue the story that I have been working on for over 15-years. This current work will provide more of a background story for […]
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New Poem – excerpt from “Joline”

Some days later the sun left the afternoon sky. Replaced with nothing, leaving star dust and dark matter in its wake, what I did see vanished. Afraid to move or make any sounds, I went within myself and the dream became distant, confusing – a distraction. After some time passed I ran and hid beneath […]
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Chapter 9 and 10 of The Proven Life

The last two chapters (Chapter 9, Chapter 10) of The Proven Life have been posted.  This completes the entire book, consisting of Part 1 (14 chapters) and Part 2 (10 Chapters).  The Proven Life was started on May 7th 1993 and is still a work in progress that I hope to have completed in a […]
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Questions, Decisions, Summer, Randomness

Before the sun winks, I am on my way to start another day and wondered, is this what summer smells like?  The air is damp and thick with moisture that has encased fragrant flowers. The trip to Alaska is coming up quickly now.  I find myself in the same predicament as the trip to Mt […]
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A Moment of Truth

Lights fade into a dim glow casting shadows from each lamp, bookcase, and the chandelier above the ornate wooden table with 10 chairs.  A piano sits silently overlooking the floor to ceiling windows facing east, over the manicured lawn, past the quiet streets, before the views becomes lost in the Lake Superior waters. An empty […]
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Current Projects

Time is passing quickly as of late. I woke up this morning and felt things were askew, that I have relented a bit of control – time to regain the reins. I have been working on two writing projects – Joline and a collection of new poems related to Zen. For Joline, I am heading […]
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