Monthly Archives: May 2007

ski trip recollections as summer arrives

I stretched trying to recall a few Tai Chi movements. I heard popping and cracking and I repeated the unfolding exercises until the din ceased. Starting with my neck and working my way down the arms and knees ending my … Continue reading

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Elation of Conversation

Well I say this and you say that Sit down a spell and have a chat Cross your legs pop your knuckles Between friends a couple of chuckles It’s an art form though often lost To talk a bit there’s … Continue reading

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Brains and Membranes

Squishy stuff’s self contained A gushing runny nose Spongy brain matter in my head Produces verse and prose Saliva dampens dry chapped lips Sweat humidifies bends and cracks This porous shoreline we call our skin Safeguards us from germ attacks … Continue reading

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Gone to the Lake Back in a Few..Happy Memorial Day Weekend!!

Happy Memorial Day as we remember the price of freedom and free markets! Tommy Typical Report This Post

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Trout and Time

I walked guardedly over to the water’s edge and looked in. With a lifelong awareness that fish are wary, to my surprise there he was the same Trout that I had first seen as a boy and had chased incessantly … Continue reading

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Passion for Compassion

I went to the nursing home To see an aunt that I adore Rowdy young woman now old Gray lioness lacking her roar Slumped in aged wheel chair Shaking hands across her lap An oak tree constitution Nowadays devoid of … Continue reading

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Boxes

When you have most everything you think you need, you begin to look within the pretty box you’ve made. You begin to redefine the box itself from the inside out, how it’s constructed and what materials you used and why … Continue reading

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Handwriting Virtue

A piece of paper andan old black Cross Writeit downfor an old dear friend infamiliar words though all your own That which isscribedwill neverend Tommy 07 There is a certain beauty in writing in longhand after stroking the keyboard of … Continue reading

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1958 Quests and Peccadillos

Beginning My Quest 1958 John Locke’s blank slate, the tabula rasa, is that consciousness slate on which the self begins to be written and is not unlike Miss Wallace’s blank slate, the old chalkboard in my first grade classroom, where … Continue reading

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SPF 4 or 8 and the search for answers

Who, what, if, and how One filets the tender soul By probing ever deeply Interrogators one and all Asking truer questions I’ll tell myself no lies Why waste precious time On all those useless alibis Everything matters but nothing is … Continue reading

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