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Blog Posted:6/16/2011 3:55:00 AM
Welcome to Big's Place.

From time to time I'll be adding a little new excitement here, if you'd like to visit my online blog you are welcome to do so as well, my address is:

http://accordingtorichard.blogspot.com/

Hope to see you soon.

Have a good day now, and y'all come back real soon.

Writer's Lament

I make an effort to write, because I like to write, I don't pretend that all I write is good, or better than someone else's efforts....it's just what I do.

Writing to me is like playing baseball...as a kid, I was the smallest kid on the block amongst much older and better players.  We played sand lot ball - that was before the advent of T-ball and the like.  I was not very good, but I learned that a person could never hit the ball, unless they took a turn at bat.  So, I stood at the plate and swung at the ball.  Most times I struck out, on occasion I hit foul balls, once in a while I hit a grounder to some infielder...but, once, just once, the pitch came in and I got a hold of it, and that ball took off, climbing higher and higher way over the infield and into the outfield, all the way over the outfielder's reach.....a real, honest to goodness...homerun..

Funny thing, I find writing to be the same way....

Things I write may be just like that baseball....but, one time, some time....I know that if I keep it up...long enough...I'm going to get ahold of one...a write that's really good...that's every kid's dream....and at 73....I'm still a kid at heart, with a dream.

As far as my writings....if a person doesn't like them....they don't have to read them.

But, this kid is going to keep on writing them.

And, my advice to each of you......do the same....keep writing...keep dreaming...and keep swinging that bat!!

Big

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My Past Blog Posts

 
Rivers of Time - A new book of poetry now available
Date Posted: 9/20/2012 12:38:00 PM
My New Book
Date Posted: 9/1/2012 4:20:00 PM
Book of Poems - Update Part 2
Date Posted: 3/18/2012 10:05:00 AM
New Book of Poems - Update
Date Posted: 2/21/2012 6:59:00 AM
New Book of Poems
Date Posted: 9/26/2011 10:14:00 PM
Writer's Lament - A sampling from Big's Place
Date Posted: 6/17/2011 6:40:00 AM
Big's Place
Date Posted: 6/16/2011 3:55:00 AM

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Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
9/9/2013 Summer-time Battle Free versefishing,
2/9/2013 I Will Always Love You Free verselove,love,
7/1/2012 Littered Shores of our Lives Free verselife,natural disasters,
6/15/2012 A Gift to a Father Free versefamily,
5/29/2012 I Talked to God Today Free versefaith,religion,god,me,god
2/9/2012 A Child's Tale Rhymechildhood,
1/30/2012 Summer-time Battle Free versepassion,sports,water,wate
10/21/2011 The Clock Free versenostalgia,day,me,time,
8/23/2011 The old man and the mule Free verselife,old,work,old,time,wo
8/20/2011 Jesus Free versereligion,god,night,god,lo
8/15/2011 Whistle Stop Rhymenostalgia,places,old,home
8/14/2011 Wild and Free I do not know?animals,
8/14/2011 Straw men and problems Free verselife,
8/11/2011 Armadillo II -- The Requiem Free verseanimals,age,light,sound,d
8/10/2011 Dreams Free versehappiness,dream,dream,lov
8/8/2011 Street of Broken Dreams Free versesad,lonely,
8/5/2011 Far away Friend I do not know?friendship,
8/4/2011 Music in the Air Free verseimagination,music,people,
7/27/2011 Once in Time Rhymelife,
7/26/2011 I Know Where I'm Goin' Free verselife,life,life,
7/24/2011 Paradise not Lost Free verselovesound,water,love,race
7/21/2011 Lost and Found Haikulost love
7/19/2011 Pain and Love Free verseloss,love
7/18/2011 Stop - Look - and Listen Rhymelifefish,
7/18/2011 Heaven's Gate Rhymeinspirational,peace
7/17/2011 Rat A - Tat- Tat Free verseinspirational,nostalgia,p
7/16/2011 Blaze of Glory Free verseintrospectionold,light,li
7/16/2011 My Right Hand Rhymeinspirational,religion,up
7/16/2011 Three Friends Rhyme royalfunny,happiness,introspec
7/2/2011 Old Shoes Rhymenostalgiaold,life,old,
6/30/2011 Love Never Loses its Own Haikulovelove,
6/28/2011 Un lieu de paix Free versepeace,recovery from...,up
6/22/2011 Closets of Our Lives Free versedepression,faith,hope,rec
6/21/2011 Time Rhymeinspirational,religion,ti
6/21/2011 We Will Not Be Quiet Free versepoliticalpeople,people,
6/19/2011 Won't You Come On In Lyriclove,romanceme,heart,hear
6/17/2011 The Big Easy Free versefood,happiness,nostalgiac
6/16/2011 Long Way to Go Lyricsong-lyrictime,time,
6/14/2011 My Children Free versefamily
6/13/2011 The Window Free versedepression,introspection,
6/10/2011 Rivers of Time Free verselifeday,time,day,life,tim
6/9/2011 I am who I am Free verseadventure,lifegod,old,day
6/9/2011 Fleeting Love Monokulost love
6/9/2011 Morning Mist and Summer Rain Lyricintrospection,life,peaceg
6/8/2011 Love Lost Senryulife,lost love,love
6/8/2011 There is an Anger in this Land Rhymehistory,politicalpeople,p
6/7/2011 Winter Blues Rhymeseasonstime,
6/7/2011 A New Day Given Rhymehopeday,words,beauty,beau
6/6/2011 Where Have You Gone Little Boy Free versechildhood,happiness,nosta
6/5/2011 The Hunter and the Hunted Rhymeadventure,animals,natured
6/4/2011 Memories Free versefor children,inspirationa
6/4/2011 Misty Rain Rhymefaith,introspection,lifew
6/3/2011 Wasted Time Free versetimelost,lost,time,
6/2/2011 SEARCHING Rhymeadventure,imagination,int
6/2/2011 There is a Grace in this Land Rhymefaith,religionvoice,me,vo
6/1/2011 Question and Answer I do not know?inspirational,philosophy
6/1/2011 Bread Basket of the World Narrativefood,on work and working,
6/1/2011 The Slave Narrativeblack african american,hi
6/1/2011 Fading Memory Rhymefunny,liferiver,time,
5/31/2011 On the Wings of an Eagle Rhymeinspirational,religionlif
5/31/2011 A Day at the Beach Free versefantasy,happinesssummer,s
5/31/2011 True Love Free verselovelove,
5/31/2011 Lazy Day Free verseimagination,life,peace
5/30/2011 Armadillo Free verseanimals,natureday,
5/30/2011 I Heard a Voice in Night-Time Calling Rhymeinspirational,religionme,

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