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  • Prisoner to president to prophet........Nelson Mandella
    10

    Prisoner to president to prophet........Nelson Mandella

    3 years ago

    Google image I would have loved to have known you personally My friend The world will be moved to tears to parades to promises But I will think of a man so blessed with humility as to smile at defeat to laugh at...

  • Tthe Tamarac Tree......a poem?
    7

    Tthe Tamarac Tree......a poem?

    3 years ago

    Google images The woods today are magical Is this light falling snow merely white dust from the attic of time Sitting here beneath the tamaracs a soft wind blows silent I come here often just for the peace the...

  • She dreams sea dreams........A poem?
    5

    She dreams sea dreams........A poem?

    3 years ago

    I watch as she slowly walks across the sandy path stops and lifts her blue wide brimmed sun hat reaching down to brush away something from her calf and continues towards me Expertly averting my gaze to avoid...

  • Her majesty the pine forest......
    4

    Her majesty the pine forest......

    3 years ago

    Google images Standing beneath these giants I am reminded why I love the forest The forest asks nothing in return for that which it gives Selfishly covering me from the sun the snow the rain So to pay back for what...

  • I will write of this no more .......Poem
    15

    I will write of this no more .......Poem

    3 years ago

    This ever yearning tiring need has reached the point of no return Those images in the night the loneliness in the crowds this aching senseless burn The fantasies when I was alone lonely and ashamed you ceased to...

  • There may be no good at all  in November  .......Verse
    6

    There may be no good at all in November .......Verse

    3 years ago

    Look at this gunmetal sky and think back to days I'd rather forget No not jilted loves or lonely nights alone it's the pure reality I regret One teen child locking himself in the cold solitude of his own room Thereby...

  • Even If that's all I can do .......A poem
    5

    Even If that's all I can do .......A poem

    3 years ago

    I know this though if nothing else I have these lines I can bend them twist them mold them to my needs even though the needs never go away I can use them to gift you or hurt you as well Though only through those ...

  • A man in solitude  .....a poem
    5

    A man in solitude .....a poem

    3 years ago

    I always tell myself " it doesn't matter from where it came" but I do love my solitude in the forest in the snow in the rain Come and find me if you care but only if you must don't worry about what I'm doing you...

  • THis is what a hero looks like !
    9

    THis is what a hero looks like !

    3 years ago

    I have written much about him or at least about hero's My brother Al a quiet solemn veteran of Viet -Nam So for the benefit of those who need to know This is what a true hero looks like He marches in parades and...

  • Soft white blankets .....A poem
    6

    Soft white blankets .....A poem

    3 years ago

    She arrived without a call as usual softly opening my door And I thought yes its the lady I love she comes around once more Yet I pretended sleep while she whispered a little tune Through broken and moonlit...

  • America ....Can we salvage our home country ?
    4

    America ....Can we salvage our home country ?

    3 years ago

    Is she still worth saving ? Can we even save her ? No matter what your party affiliation , no matter your race , ethnicity , no matter what your job is , your economic security , whether you are man ,woman ,child . If...

  • If we do flirt so what .....A poem
    7

    If we do flirt so what .....A poem

    3 years ago

    When I do I .... I begin by smiling expecting one in return Or I might say what a beautiful smile it's amazing what I learn The next time I'm there ......we both await the same pleasure Making a woman smile a long...

  • Once I had passion..........
    10

    Once I had passion..........

    3 years ago

    And then no more She asked ..... What is it that's missing in your life? And I thought for awhile and answered Passion But why do you say that ? I was quiet for some time and then..... "Because that's where it all...

  • The rain the roof and the woman......a poem
    8

    The rain the roof and the woman......a poem

    3 years ago

    Opening the door to a pleasant surprise standing there this woman with incredibly questioning eyes My thoughts immediately to the sound of the rain and without a need to ask Without a word I take her hand to the...

  • Broken promises ....a poem
    12

    Broken promises ....a poem

    3 years ago

    Look up into the blue eyes of trust "someday son you'll understand" and then life just happens yet still......I don't think I can And her eye's too in the beginning shed tears of faithful promise and allure So many...

  • The river of life ....a poem
    15

    The river of life ....a poem

    3 years ago

    Late October and today I watched the geese resting on their way south They seemed to be sleeping like so many airport travelers In the river The big river flows south ever slowly but the winds yet blow north and as...

  • The sculpturing of love ........
    9

    The sculpturing of love ........

    3 years ago

    The hands moist and covered with in pastel.... the colors of the earth Yet what is it we're trying to form and just what is it worth No my lovely potter you cannot shape nor carve nor form Demand all you want and...

  • Seek not love   ...it isn't there....a poem
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    Seek not love ...it isn't there....a poem

    3 years ago

    Why continue to search for a perfect dream when sleep comes at such a cost and you say "All I wanted was love" yet all is not lost And for those who think they have it beware of the illusions Laying there now in...

  • heart healers ......a poem
    6

    heart healers ......a poem

    3 years ago

    Don't hate me ...... I know I know ....I'm not yours you're not going to be mine Yet my love there are feelings beyond loves comprehension in time She looks at me in desperation her hearts been revealed And I'm a...

  • Love can seem incomplete ......a poem
    14

    Love can seem incomplete ......a poem

    2 years ago

    Was it but the bright sun in your eye's that burned for need Or the way the rain falling heavy that created your unrest in an ecstasy after the night Could have been the warm sand on the beach that soared upwards...

  • Can't get it right  ......A poem
    9

    Can't get it right ......A poem

    3 years ago

    Cursed by the free flowing rivers of my Celtic blood Shape shifting emotions always in flux it's a drought or it's a flood Right now what I need is for a healer to reach inside and sort it away "Get rid of this but...

  • Gotta  get out of this place ......free verse
    9

    Gotta get out of this place ......free verse

    3 years ago

    Google images There are times when I know I must stop this madness .....insanity's getting nearer I cannot love the man reflected back from within the mirror There's something wrong with the silvering the glass is so...

  • I need not  know their lines.....A poem
    9

    I need not know their lines.....A poem

    3 years ago

    I was born to write this way and yet I'm never sorry Do all the writers you know know the names of the greatest poets No I think not Tennyson Brown Elliot Dickenson Shakespeare No ....the words have just come to...

  • Love and the light that it shines....
    12

    Love and the light that it shines....

    3 years ago

    Google Images She said I have lain awake at night night after night after night Waiting for love and it just won't happen and I don't know what to do And I said remember when you were a child the northern lights...

  • A  man of the sea ......free verse
    16

    A man of the sea ......free verse

    3 years ago

    He tacks carefully down into the wind ever so slightly a steady sea over fairly calm seas The mast looms at an angle as steadily slanted as the horizon The briny harbor waters split in two around the wooden hull and...

  • Swimming with the enemy......
    13

    Swimming with the enemy......

    3 years ago

    Took this picture in New Mexico! Do we not ? Swim with the enemy when we write? We pour our hearts out for all to see We load up this keypad with every emotion known to man Baring our souls and our minds And what...

  • She'd rather dance with lions....
    8

    She'd rather dance with lions....

    3 years ago

    All the while they smile and look down at me for trying She'd now rather dance with them ah the knot's finally untying That's okay though there's a surprise storm coming onto the plains Her golden hair is beautiful...

  • Love is blinder than a bat..........a poem
    3

    Love is blinder than a bat..........a poem

    3 years ago

    Who knows maybe you can reach for the stars or think outside the box Maybe the princess or the king will save you maybe you're heads full of rocks I say go ahead throw all caution to the wind Its way too late anyway...

  • You'll love again , just watch ........a poem
    10

    You'll love again , just watch ........a poem

    3 years ago

    It's way too late now but as I watched her walk up to him and throw her arms around his neck Something inside of me shattered right there Since those days and nights nothing has ever been the same for me Yes we...

  • What is this I've found .........
    9

    What is this I've found .........

    3 years ago

    Here bending down by the side of the road discarded like an empty can I make out the shape of a heart carefully taking it in hand Cradling it in my arms I stroke it back into a slowly beating Got to be careful with...

  • Suicide by the sea.......
    9

    Suicide by the sea.......

    3 years ago

    Google images He stands staring balefully at the rolling seas and listens to the surf dying on the beach To one side the squealing children one small pleasure .... just out of reach He glances to his right at a...

  • A bad spell ............poem
    11

    A bad spell ............poem

    3 years ago

    Every once in a while there comes a spell over the man Like the casting of a stone he always catches in hand Yet the weight of which he just cannot hold And as the seasons turn he's finds he's out in the cold ...

  • Letting go again .....a poem
    9

    Letting go again .....a poem

    3 years ago

    Google image Maybe this time before the water , the window and the clouds reflect my lovers face over and again The perfect example of knowing the difference from lover to friend What is it ....this curse of...

  • Sentinels in tears .....a poem
    8

    Sentinels in tears .....a poem

    3 years ago

    Our country is becoming something we do not recognize We see it every day in the souls of our soldiers eye's How dare you desecrate my flag my home my country my past When I give you everything I've ever known my first...

  • My aching American ass......feature this !
    7

    My aching American ass......feature this !

    3 years ago

    One more princess slides into the sea of prostitution while johns have evil fits The King has called out the trumpeters but the music plays like the shits All hail to the commander in chief a primadona in a suit and...

  • Piano Lessons .........a poem
    2

    Piano Lessons .........a poem

    3 years ago

    I was stunned by the elegance she exuded beauty breathing without knowing The sexuality that speaks volumes she began and kept flowing In truth I saw the piano in the entryway and asked "Oh do you?" And she sat in...

  • In the july air........a poem
    14

    In the july air........a poem

    3 years ago

    Google image walk with me awhile take my hand lean into me and I into you feel the moisture in the shadows of dusk the beginnings of mornings dew we'll lay into the warmth of pine needles beneath us the soft wind...

  • Bedtime stories for lovers ......a poem
    7

    Bedtime stories for lovers ......a poem

    3 years ago

    like this Ed.. I just went through a geology class and so now I know rocks ..! LOL One small touch can convey so much. Lovely poem. Hot... really hot. thank you Sigh I love your bedtime stories. Tell me more. Hugs....

  • He  cried like a baby ........a poem
    16

    He cried like a baby ........a poem

    3 years ago

    Google images I find myself only writing because its something I have to do lately You know how it is ...... But tonight I watched a man cry at a death of loved one I am never much surprised yet only when He...

  • Lightening  bugs in a mason jar.....
    16

    Lightening bugs in a mason jar.....

    3 years ago

    The late summer river mists roll down the dusk tinted river basin Across meadows of gold as I read the name on the jar ....."Mason" We played baseball with saw mill slats before Alabama sang of being young I know...

  • Altercations in longing........
    15

    Altercations in longing........

    3 years ago

    The two met quite by accident and both bitter and slightly jaded Yet longing knows no pride in a new beginning love's often been over-stated And the idea of love is but a fantasy no mood lasts forever Except the...

  • I have been known to............a poem
    23

    I have been known to............a poem

    3 years ago

    I have been known to stick out my tongue in the falling snow and smile As I have been known as well to walk alone for mile after mile I have been known to realize in a pinch I am truly frightened I have been known...

  • A crossroads of wondering......poem.
    19

    A crossroads of wondering......poem.

    3 years ago

    Lately as I raise my hands to the writing table I hesitate I have begun to realize the end of words the coming of fate? Is it possible that the time has come to put asside The pen the paper the hidden side I...

  • Walking among the  ruins..........
    17

    Walking among the ruins..........

    3 years ago

    A widow walks on the widow watch wringing her hands and crying A player in a bar brags about his exploits flirting with the girls and buying An old man seeks a recluse a place away from all that hurts A teenage...

  • Some  things that  just belong together ........
    21

    Some things that just belong together ........

    3 years ago

    Like coffee cooling to luke warm and morning memories or the soft glow of a lamp shade and a womans flesh Some things simply belong together Like starlights and silvery night water and a soft breeze The moon in...

  • Are you playing it safe ........
    9

    Are you playing it safe ........

    3 years ago

    Can we know what tomorrow brings can we imagine of whats to come Or are we just toying with hope praying life doesn't come undone Isn't it just a matter of numbers nothing but a slim chance Not every poem will...

  • I am a soft gentle rain .....
    16

    I am a soft gentle rain .....

    3 years ago

    Google Images ! A warm rain falling soft and gentle as perspiration from a lovers brow and so now let it in ..... Open your mouth and look up to the heavens and just imagine the taste Close your eye's and feel the...

  • She says I Love You dad ...and he feels it ..... a poem
    17

    She says I Love You dad ...and he feels it ..... a poem

    3 years ago

    Maybe there's not so much a stronger lover than daughters But truely when she speaks the words it's a spoken word that matters Ahh I love you too sweety you're the reason I live And the only reason I still know how...

  • Speak to me in touches ........a poem
    7

    Speak to me in touches ........a poem

    3 years ago

    Whats the matter isn't it possible that I should love to touch A hug for listening so patiently is that too much As I drink this coffee the warmth spreads though my hands And in some other world and in some other...

  • Lonliness ........a poem
    16

    Lonliness ........a poem

    3 years ago

    To live through this plague that most survive Is to arrive at the end of our lives never truely alive She stands her back to the wall in a crowd that's so busy And wonders at the buzz of life that makes her spin...

  • A Fathers Note to All Children !
    14

    A Fathers Note to All Children !

    3 years ago

    Sunset in Sedona Arizona .....by Ed I love you all ! Big kids and little ones too .........and I especially love you ! Whether Dad is there beside you or not .....its true For the child within you that just needs to...

  • Those like myself........
    9

    Those like myself........

    3 years ago

    Fleeting as it may be they make sense only to me And yet I did not care for the thought of sharing I had been known though to stop by the way but only my way As the boy that sat near the sun dressed window and...

  • As Passion lies spent.......
    12

    As Passion lies spent.......

    3 years ago

    Two lovers laying spent ....shaded and cooled from the afternoon of sun Persperation on her shoulders glows pink her rapid breathing comes undone She dreams of picket fences ....and children a smile forms on her sleep...

  • Keeping it all in the Family .......
    11

    Keeping it all in the Family .......

    3 years ago

    How that Father of mine could begin drinking beer at seven thirty in the morning was beyond me ! But whenever he would be that much in need of a beer buzz so early in the morning, you just knew you were going to be in...

  • Why ? Why not . a poem
    10

    Why ? Why not . a poem

    3 years ago

    Photo by me ! Arizona Sky Comes a time to answer for yourself he says let me know how this ends So many questions that never get answered about lovers about friends Don't like the feel of the pull no ....don't take...

  • Ghosts in the garden.........
    8

    Ghosts in the garden.........

    3 years ago

    They were all there once you know , right there by the rose bushes and over by the neighbors fence , if you look closely into the dappled tree line and then let your peripheral vision close off the rays of bright summer...

  • Confessions of a father .......
    10

    Confessions of a father .......

    3 years ago

    In those years , there was no way to know what was right or wrong , there were no text books on father and son relationships , there was only reality and quite often the reality of that very moment was the only teacher...

  • The problems with an addictive mind .......
    18

    The problems with an addictive mind .......

    3 years ago

    Who said that , "no matter where you go , well there you are ", he thought ....sitting there on the back steps , staring down at his bare feet , picking up the coffee cup and downing the last bit ,grounds and all . I...

  • Memories of a fire ........
    6

    Memories of a fire ........

    3 years ago

    just a litttle memory of a campfire , a night storm , heat lightning and serenity !

  • Heartlights on Hubs....
    8

    Heartlights on Hubs....

    3 years ago

    I search and search but you were all just there in plain sight Looking up ...like those starlit beacons shining in the longest night They begin to glow each time to lift us from our desperation And I reach out and...

  • A day in the life of a guy....
    12

    A day in the life of a guy....

    3 years ago

    She curls her toes once then again her nighty slides up her thigh as she raises her legs onto the sofa Pulls down the fleece by her shoulders shivers once and settles in glass of wine to reddening lips a first sip...

  • I love you , but can I do this any longer .........
    10

    I love you , but can I do this any longer .........

    3 years ago

    its just the way I sometimes think about writing in ten years of writing and almost sixty of living I've bared my soul something I don't do well in "real" life which makes me wonder because I'm not a writer maybe...

  • Little things I've noticed ..........
    16

    Little things I've noticed ..........

    3 years ago

    She wore a lacy blouse showing her bare shoulders smoking a cigarette And a skirt that accentuated her hips wonderfully Tattooed from wrist to breast and carried a tiny child in her arms He spit out tobacco juice...

  • Many, the soldiers son......
    20

    Many, the soldiers son......

    3 years ago

    His Father rolled his eye's and spoke slowly "If I didn't know you better I'd swear your heart was broken at birth " And he could only stare blankly at him with no explaination of worth Yet he was thinking ....but...

  • A tale of two beacons........
    7

    A tale of two beacons........

    3 years ago

    Google images Who would have thought love could be this tragic Two lights shining out to guide all the others home But when the darkness is waning each one the saviour of lost souls They greet the same morning ...

  • Timing just out of reach .....
    16

    Timing just out of reach .....

    3 years ago

    Photo by ahorseback...... She sits down after a walk in the sun on a bench near the river walk She longs for a man and sighs wistfully someone with whom to talk But he sat here yesterday He walks in quiet...

  • a memory of passion
    14

    a memory of passion

    3 years ago

    Like the bitter sweet droplet of wine on our tounges Like the breath of passion warming our lungs Like the taste of a woman on his lips and then lips to her ears Or the contractions of ecstasy felt alongside a lovers...

  • Raciniwa of the  sandy beaches.....
    19

    Raciniwa of the sandy beaches.....

    3 years ago

    And just look at her a beautiful maiden of the rolling seas As she awaits a dream come true she sits holding her knees She thinks of work and of her children she dreams of happy days at the sea She molds the youngest...

  • I offer this Sunday afternoon to each of you  .....
    13

    I offer this Sunday afternoon to each of you .....

    3 years ago

    White of the sun and the most infant of the greenest of leaves All of the signs of another beginning yes,.... the waiting heart believes Even the coldest of souls... mine included see the grace in time awaited The...

  • The speed of the night .....
    22

    The speed of the night .....

    3 years ago

    Spent lovers curl up together perspiring dreaming of each others tomorrows As he snores lightly she breathes shallow and forgets yesterdays sorrows The night watchmen dozes fitfully at his desk listening to the sounds...

  • A seeker of all things  water......
    6

    A seeker of all things water......

    3 years ago

    From the first melt of winter on the smallest scale I watch as the dried and decomposing silt from the fallen autumn leaves mix with snow melt and become moving wet ice freezing overnight and then melting...

  • Write it all away ............
    21

    Write it all away ............

    3 years ago

    Until it's gone all gone the angst and the loneliness the self induced exile Not any of it was worth it anyhow and all of it too important to dismiss When even those closest seem too distant and those far away as...

  • On my way home from work ....
    24

    On my way home from work ....

    3 years ago

    The ghost like wisps of wind speaking through the pine bows A language all their own I wish I knew what the wind knows I had parked the truck under the shade along the edge of the water I won't be long though...

  • Longshadows and spring .......
    20

    Longshadows and spring .......

    3 years ago

    The afternoon melancholy white sun though across newly emerald pastures Long shadows chasing away into the dusk I should be happy after the long cloudy days of April Yet May always reminds me of what lies ahead The...

  • Counting waves upon waves ......
    13

    Counting waves upon waves ......

    3 years ago

    Google image Have you ever sat just inside a picture window and watched as the waves rolled in from the ocean Laying one behind the other each patiently awaiting it's own turn to throw itself against the shore ...

  • Eyes of the Wolf , the lost ones .
    9

    Eyes of the Wolf , the lost ones .

    3 years ago

    Awakening covered in a layer of new snow the white wolf shook the powdered coating which had given him some protection from the cold night wind and if he didn't open his eyes no one or no thing would see him , his coat...

  • We become but sketches of ourselves....
    27

    We become but sketches of ourselves....

    3 years ago

    Life just ends that's all no glitter no parades But what do we realize of ourselves in these charades We become nothing but sketches charcoal if you will Faint lines of ideas and dreams that which life promises...

  • As a lady moves by ....
    16

    As a lady moves by ....

    3 years ago

    Like the magic scent of a camp fire and a nightime sky of drifting smoke How does a man speak about women without it becoming another joke Does he say " I'm intoxicated just being round her hair that perfume her...

  • In Boston where it all began ......
    33

    In Boston where it all began ......

    3 years ago

    The old north church the harbor now so busy and blue the melting pot of the world the old post road and the blood stains on the concrete Bostons blue today and so too the nation where it all began Today is for...

  • My great granddads  assault rifle ......
    15

    My great granddads assault rifle ......

    3 years ago

    The Henry repeating rifle circa about eighteen sixty , held approximately eighteen rounds of .44 rim fire bullets . Yes , just one more example of another evil assault rifle ! I am bringing this dangerous weapon to the...

  • Hearts on solid ground....
    7

    Hearts on solid ground....

    3 years ago

    For the most part , we can count on nothing and no one else to claim serenity for our soul except for ourselves and our own inner consciousness , all else is but a good or a bad day.

  • In  a calm after the storm
    18

    In a calm after the storm

    3 years ago

    As the storm raises the whitecaps inside the dangerous gale I begin to feel the bow rise and fall and a wicked wind fill my sail At some point it begins to sink in "this storm is for real " As the sky becomes the...

  • Where we're sitting now.......
    15

    Where we're sitting now.......

    3 years ago

    PHOTO BY AHORSEBACK ! You came here again my friend and I wonder what are you trying to say You're sitting where my imagination often whiles these hours away Are you telling me about the river was there poison in the...

  • Once they were young and shined .....
    15

    Once they were young and shined .....

    3 years ago

    And just like the incredible blue of his eyes the beauty only slightly jaded He picks up the old boots from out of the old chest worn then faded His hair now white though once Irish raven black He thinks of the dress...

  • Of the vagabond rains
    4

    Of the vagabond rains

    3 years ago

    Google images In the season of storms there's known a vagabond rain Rolling in to dampen your spirit yet all willing to remain Yet the spirit of old sol above shining away so strong It's only you and I sitting...

  • You don't have to but it helps......
    17

    You don't have to but it helps......

    3 years ago

    We only have one of these left this thing called America Yet so many would have us believe that it just another place Just another place.............. Sadly, we now have great numbers of people who want to replace...

  • Ahorsebacks -All New Men's Calogne !
    14

    Ahorsebacks -All New Men's Calogne !

    3 years ago

    I have decided since becoming an almost totally famous poet and author , that I am going to come out with a new line of men's calognes, I mean after all , its what everyone who's ever been anyone is doing , isn't it !...

  • The perfection of a scar
    25

    The perfection of a scar

    3 years ago

    Its always there to remind you without even looking for it And yet .....go ahead touch it ........ run your finger over the edges of the stitching feel the smooth and unblemished new growth unchanging in time And...

  • Sunday coming  softly .........
    16

    Sunday coming softly .........

    3 years ago

    Sunday morning begins with early morning sun growing it's way through the garden of clouds blooming into the new day I give in to it as well shutting out the rest of the world turning to soft music and let the day...

  • You Look  Wonderful Tonight  ....
    28

    You Look Wonderful Tonight ....

    3 years ago

    Tonight I am standing down wind of a most beautiful breeze of love Amazing is a sight that makes me proud to share the shadow from above Many would consider pride to be a virtue of only the lowly and simplest of...

  • My impression of confliction......
    19

    My impression of confliction......

    3 years ago

    One day the warrior and the next the scriber How in the hell can a soul be so conflicted Emotions bursting forth from eternal springs today then dry desert tomorrow One day to night and the fires continue to burn...

  • He had seen this all before
    10

    He had seen this all before

    3 years ago

    Our time here is nothing but borrowed from the lives lived before The windows that we stand and stare from reflect this evermore The doors from which we pass the thresholds and hinges warn The shingles and the...

  • One of my  Darker Fears.....
    10

    One of my Darker Fears.....

    3 years ago

    Is it coming some of us might ask or are we all hystericaly afflicted There is a familiar scent in the air our old and cherished freedoms restricted This I can imagine is how the world perhaps would end America...

  • Open apology to all my hubber friends ........
    20

    Open apology to all my hubber friends ........

    3 years ago

    I apologize to the best people on this E- writing hubber channel I can be the worst of responders I've got to study the manual You have been so kind and your words mean soooo much It's as if in some way you come ...

  • Translations........
    13

    Translations........

    3 years ago

    I left you a note but you never showed at our hidden place I waited there for two days I wanted just to see your face Yet I can stay here no more they say I must go to a new home Yet without you .....I just can't...

  • Hidden chambers
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    Hidden chambers

    3 years ago

    There are places unknown pigeon holes if you will deep deep inside The heart specialists would have you believe them valves or viens aortas but no The soft chambers of the heart are for forbidden memories dreams ...

  • Sailing Galway for New England
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    Sailing Galway for New England

    3 years ago

    Hurried on board like the cattle in the rail cars No longer to watch from the meadow high or full moon and stars But Gallway I miss you so and the clover from my fathers land Now its on to New England where the stones...

  • The  mystery  of evolution  ........
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    The mystery of evolution ........

    3 years ago

    Idiot scientists would have us believe it all began with an explosion Let me explain though .......they don't have a freakin notion The world began with a great big bang or so some fool said Yet ole ahorseback has...

  • A secret revealed
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    A secret revealed

    4 years ago

    Sleepless timeless no wall clocks ticking away no need I counted time by the array of visions around me a strange bedroom An owl in the distance a far away truck on the highway A dream of soft milk white flesh...

  • Living on Dugway Road ....part five .
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    Living on Dugway Road ....part five .

    4 years ago

    How well I remember the summer nights now , all too many of them unfortunately , in my teens I laid in my twin bed alone , the old wooden double hung window as wide open as it could stand . A cutoff piece of a rejected...

  • I'm A Gonna Be a Kick Ass Angel !
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    I'm A Gonna Be a Kick Ass Angel !

    4 years ago

    Well my friends , it's time to spill the beans ! Whatever that means , ! But here goes anyway . When your old friend , old Ahorseback finally gives up the ghost , kicks the bucket , buys the farm , takes the last train...

  • My Sunday Afternoon ......poem
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    My Sunday Afternoon ......poem

    3 years ago

    The sun so bright that of a mid march sunday 's gift And the coloring in the clouds reds yellows give the afternoon a lift On the radio soft piano flute guitar strings toying with my moods Yet serene in a sunday kind...

  • Time just might heal all .....
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    Time just might heal all .....

    4 years ago

    And yet forgiveness may only lay as an open wound . The wound of a slow burn not unlike the process of rust , an oxidation in slow motion Isn't forgiveness merely a cop out And perhaps the healing from within but ...

  • under the covers of night moves
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    under the covers of night moves

    4 years ago

    Softly she moans in her sleep and places both slender hands beneath her pillow her lips return to the pleasing curves that intrigue me as the moon breaks through clouds and shines through the panes her face the color...

  • I don't need anything at Wallmart......
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    I don't need anything at Wallmart......

    4 years ago

    In china she's fifteen going on twenty five sleeps beneath the workbench at night By day she dyes the newest colors on designer jeans For twelve hours a day she dreams of a father who will come for her Taking her back...

  • Have you hugged your carpenter today?
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    Have you hugged your carpenter today?

    4 years ago

    Even though you tease me with a flirtatious smile I will fix your cabinet door Or though you touch my arm and say I wish I knew a plumber.....sure I see where you're going when you touch my hand and state if ...

  • What comes of passion
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    What comes of passion

    4 years ago

    Standing at the rails of an old fence line that once held a field of horses now long gone Broken and weathered the rails lie misaligned broken The posts all but one lean into the woods line or missing all together ...

  • The music of rains ....a poem
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    The music of rains ....a poem

    4 years ago

    Incessantly in ways that make me crazy the constancy of these rains Maybe just a good time to take stock of memories ill gotten gains Just outside the barn door the gutters run on high And the one constant dripping...

  • The impasse of the poet.....
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    The impasse of the poet.....

    4 years ago

    Outside the storm roars at its own bravery and continues long into the night In the cabin the candle fights the drafts and flickers the writers attention to the frost covered window Sighing his only mechanism to...

  • tires on the pavement.....a poem?
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    tires on the pavement.....a poem?

    3 years ago

    After hours ....... days the dull roar of the rubber on the road I rest Miles from that highway I chose one a place that feels the best And now the tires are still the river sounds lay against the canvas sides of...

  • Who first will tire of these lines .......
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    Who first will tire of these lines .......

    4 years ago

    Will it be you my friends or I that will grow tired of them first As yet though there is simply no quenching though nearly drowning of this thirst The soul bleeds profusely at times for us all and yet we never bleed...

  • I slept with Michelle Pfeiffer..........in my dreams!
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    I slept with Michelle Pfeiffer..........in my dreams!

    4 years ago

    Michelle Michelle I held you last night in my dream filled controls Far far outside of hollywood far outside of your roles That crooked little smile was there too below the handfuls of the tantilizing curls And...

  • I will remain lost at sea ...........
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    I will remain lost at sea ...........

    4 years ago

    I stand willingly at watch on the edge of the Salton shore Watching as the following sea and whitecaps run to the horizon and more Take me with you I beg I'd let her do just as she pleases The lady this ocean expects...

  • Each day a new beginning ..........
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    Each day a new beginning ..........

    4 years ago

    I watched the sun spread its liguid beginnings over the new day And thought thats it Why do we awaken in moods of yesterdays When golden light itself so simply says look a new beginning lies smiling .......

  • The writers next of kin.....
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    The writers next of kin.....

    4 years ago

    But what kin is this that awaits his verse and never shares of his death Who do I leave this pen to upon my last breath Some literary family or god forbid my offspring that never really knows Where he lay in the grief...

  • Loneliness at birth ......
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    Loneliness at birth ......

    4 years ago

    To wonder of where it originates lying beneath shelters of shaded solitude Like so many I suppose yet we remain We're born into it I'm sure like the rebirthing a crippling deformation That every one looks at first upon...

  • Peeples - Hub Pages Wisdomkeeper !
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    Peeples - Hub Pages Wisdomkeeper !

    4 years ago

    We all could use this womans wisdom ! Just once in a while , and not very often by the way , I read a hub here and there that impresses me in a way that makes me say " Now there is a really great hub ". In this one...

  • A Tormented Soul........
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    A Tormented Soul........

    4 years ago

    Last night I took this picture as the eagle fed on a fish near a job I'nm doing and the river I was surprised how close he let me get ! I stood within fifty feet and wondered why ? As he flew towards a hidden nest...

  • Just a ride tonite  ......
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    Just a ride tonite ......

    4 years ago

    Lets go you and I.... we will own the darkness we will own the night I'll take the wheel as you ride just so I can watch you sleep curled against the door against the darkness And when you awaken we will be...

  • MR. Congressman  ! Here kitty, kitty kitty , kitty  ..... !
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    MR. Congressman ! Here kitty, kitty kitty , kitty ..... !

    4 years ago

    Short Congressional ditty .............

  • Gilded and now gone.......
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    Gilded and now gone.......

    4 years ago

    What he'd given unselfishly and paid for himself he did that for us he walked for a thousand miles or more From Antietam to Gettysburg to Beaufort and then back In a letter home he said momma thank you for sending...

  • Dear - Momma and Dad .........
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    Dear - Momma and Dad .........

    4 years ago

    Hi Mom , Hi dad , Well mom , I can't believe it's been another week into this war they said could never happen , I still have a hard time believing that I just got home from afghanistan three months ago and that now I...

  • His duty - your neglect
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    His duty - your neglect

    4 years ago

    As I bend down after your parade and retrieve the colors I ponder the your actions and remember of certain others I know a place where they care for old flags and remember Where old men know the procedure to dispose...

  • On the edge .....
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    On the edge .....

    4 years ago

    Climbing . always climbing to the eventual crescendo As a man I can't begin to help it "Easy ....easy", she cries as even she loses control and joins me in a locking embrace and another orgasm I should never...

  • Who Needs an Alarm clock .....
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    Who Needs an Alarm clock .....

    4 years ago

    To be awakened by lips touching softley on my neckline Or the soft gentle touch of fingers drifting without destination upon the awakening flesh To count the moments of nightime glow as it moves in moonlit drifting...

  • Anybody for a four-some?....
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    Anybody for a four-some?....

    4 years ago

    What sly glances will pass back and forth as they cross the lines What impulses remain uncontrolled in the flesh ...in the minds One flirting in the sunlit afternoon a sneaking touch or two An exchanging of fantasies...

  • The maiden that stole his heart .....
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    The maiden that stole his heart .....

    4 years ago

    Abiding in the highlands drifting up here on the southern winds And on those same winds came the grains of sand from shores where all of life begins Laying gently on the cliff edges tucked safely away Are those very...

  • Free for the taking........
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    Free for the taking........

    4 years ago

    An old couch that no one wanted sits slumped in the morning rain A cardboard box of twice read paperbacks on one arm One end table and a lamp mismatched It serves to remind me of an old souls born in this new...

  • Eternal is this thing called night .......
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    Eternal is this thing called night .......

    3 years ago

    Just a little ramble about a night walk !

  • Taking Back America by Force ......
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    Taking Back America by Force ......

    4 years ago

    Last week the Cuban , French and other U.N soldiers took heavy casualties outside of the U.S capital , American partisans destroyed one of the major power grids east of New York state and they also set up mines and...

  • There's but one way through ...
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    There's but one way through ...

    3 years ago

    Depression is but the tunnel itself a name for a symptom we can but suppose And yet the darkened passages require that we make our way with what we can or what we have left Feeling my way within the darkness is all...

  • I don't know, but I will ........
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    I don't know, but I will ........

    3 years ago

    Not much do I know of myself you see .....men don't use enough of our minds Its a guy thing I guess ......and grey matter as you know's hard to find Yet the stubborn in me thinks.... okay what doe's she have that I...

  • Nine years old and coming out of the closet ......
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    Nine years old and coming out of the closet ......

    4 years ago

    His chin rests upon his knees pulled safely to his chest As he shivers in silence and listens in to his very best He's worried about his mother her cries in time with the blows The sounds of his mother hitting the...

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