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Date PostedPoemTitle# ViewsForm  
04/17/2022 Living In A Dry Land 339 Free verse
01/31/2022 A Poet Is Born 163 Free verse
01/01/2022 A New Year's Day Haiku 2022 285 Haiku
12/30/2021 What We Value 182 Prose
09/12/2021 Will My Soul Fly 182 Rhyme
09/09/2021 HAPPY 50TH BIRTHDAY TO MY WIFE 150 Rhyme
09/07/2021 Dizzie Dazzel 116 Rhyme
08/27/2021 The Mind Or The Soul 228 Prose
08/12/2021 A MORNING'S WALK 240 Free verse
06/27/2021 When I Pray 142 Free verse
06/27/2021 Haiku 47--a summer haiku 165 Haiku
06/20/2021 The Empty Old Church Re-opens 200 Free verse
04/29/2021 The Look In Her Eyes 354 Free verse
04/18/2021 Three Realities 254 Free verse
04/09/2021 Of Ether And Earth 285 Free verse
04/04/2021 On Awareness In The Time Of Plague 180 Prose
02/27/2021 QUINTESSENCE OF DUST 541 Free verse
02/19/2021 The Loneliest President 236 Free verse
02/14/2021 The God I Call Upon 261 Free verse
01/31/2021 Haiku And Senryu Of Winter And Love 294 Haiku
01/25/2021 eternity 227 Haiku
01/25/2021 Haiku 55 206 Haiku
01/08/2021 Song Of An Old Man 240 Free verse
12/25/2020 The Low Hanging Sun 287 Free verse
11/26/2020 There's Something To Be Said For A Poet Who Is Dead 194 Rhyme
11/14/2020 When Sedate Age Remembers Crazy Youth 335 Free verse
11/12/2020 haiku 111 215 Haiku
08/23/2020 The Leap 308 Free verse
08/07/2020 God's Name 180 Free verse
07/26/2020 The Victorious Old 228 Free verse
07/19/2020 Which Would You Choose, Brave Soupers 188 Prose
07/10/2020 Measuring God 287 Free verse
07/09/2020 The Wise Child 177 Free verse
07/05/2020 Impulse 176 Free verse
07/04/2020 A Passing Glance 249 Free verse
06/30/2020 O, To Be A Cloud 249 Free verse
06/06/2020 Intimations 193 Blank verse
05/03/2020 On Finding A Dead Deer In My Backyard 263 Free verse
04/02/2020 O Spring, O Life, 273 Free verse
03/15/2020 The End of the World 352 Prose
03/13/2020 I too wanna live 368 Rhyme
02/11/2020 The Plaintive Song Of A Stone 229 Free verse
02/11/2020 The Caress Of Words 488 Free verse
12/23/2019 Echoes Of God 325 Free verse
12/22/2019 ONE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS 223 Prose
12/15/2019 a cold haiku 366 Haiku
12/15/2019 A Cold Haiku, number 3 266 Haiku
10/06/2019 Missing Nana 362 Free verse
09/21/2019 The Unbound Soul 200 Free verse
06/26/2019 A Note Of Appreciation For Poetrysoup And All Soupers 303 Prose
05/19/2019 The Skeptic Asks For Proof 195 Free verse
05/19/2019 I Pray 194 Free verse
05/18/2019 A Paean To God 264 Free verse
04/30/2019 On Dreams and Imagination 358 Prose
04/21/2019 Is Death The Meaning Of Life 329 Prose
04/07/2019 TRICKY, TRICKY, TRICKY TIME 379 Free verse
03/12/2019 I Die In The Words: The Many Ways a Poet Can Die 342 Free verse
02/10/2019 Humility In America 791 Prose
01/27/2019 Snippets Of The Mind 463 Prose Poetry
01/20/2019 A Sense Of God 442 Free verse
12/15/2018 When A Wife Flies Half-way Round the World 423 Prose Poetry
12/11/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part III 373 Prose
12/10/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part II 543 Prose
12/07/2018 PRAYER: power or placebo-- part I 338 Prose
12/01/2018 Flickering Through The Mind 308 Free verse
11/10/2018 Once I Sailed The Oceans 381 Free verse
11/04/2018 On God, Faith, Evolution and the Evil in this World 616 Prose
11/03/2018 WHAT WE HAVE LOST 264 Free verse
10/27/2018 On Chance, Fate, Probability, and the Fear of Death 573 Prose
10/25/2018 On the Love For God 866 Prose
10/24/2018 Dogma or Mystery, part two 816 Prose
10/22/2018 Dogma or Mystery, part one 353 Prose
10/20/2018 Sometime Before I Die 313 Rhyme
10/20/2018 IMAGINE 274 Free verse
10/16/2018 When The Heart Breaks 527 Free verse
10/11/2018 The Poet And The Doctor 378 Free verse
10/07/2018 Poem For A Lost Soul 373 Free verse
09/27/2018 When Reason Goes Out The Window 617 Prose
09/26/2018 When Truth Hurts 236 Free verse
09/15/2018 Dreams and Eternity 568 Free verse
09/11/2018 If We Forget Eternity 345 Free verse
09/10/2018 Why I Love Poems: the Satori Effect 458 Prose
09/03/2018 Some Thoughts on Human Nature 389 Prose
09/01/2018 Existing Without Time 364 Free verse
08/30/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part IV 444 Free verse
08/30/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part III 328 Free verse
08/29/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part II 464 Free verse
08/29/2018 When He Hides His Face, Part I 351 Free verse
08/24/2018 Ego or Soul 552 Prose
08/24/2018 From Whence Do Poems Come 435 Free verse
08/17/2018 3 Haiku 250 Haiku
08/11/2018 Wrestling With God 404 Free verse
08/07/2018 Love Is-- 520 Blank verse
07/29/2018 Ineffable 507 Free verse
07/28/2018 Silly Word Songs 321 Free verse
07/22/2018 The Book Lady 256 Free verse
07/01/2018 ON VIEWING THE CORPSE OF MY MOTHER-IN-LAW 816 Free verse
06/15/2018 On Dreams, Past Lives, and the Soul 527 Prose
06/12/2018 Miasma 371 Free verse
06/01/2018 The Meaning of Life: Extinction or Transcendence 1305 Prose
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Quote Left I read this in C.S. Lewis's autobio titled 'Surprised By Joy'. It is one of the most profound sentences I've ever come across: 'The hardness of GOD is kinder than the softness of men, and His compassion is our liberation.' Quote Right
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Quote Left It is curious how the truly good never believe they are good, while the truly evil never know they are evil. Quote Right
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Quote Left In the land of the mad, the sane are desolate Quote Right
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Quote Left The longer I live, the more I think this world is very important-- not because it is the only world, but because it is NOT the only world we will exist in. As I know the human soul is real, so I know there must be other worlds it might 'inhabit'. Therefore I suspect this life of flesh and blood is a proving ground, a learning place, and all the good or bad we do, who and what we love or hate, and the myriad things we learn or fail to learn point us towards which 'new world' our souls will enter. Quote Right
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Quote Left To know the one, you must first know the many. Quote Right
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Quote Left When I hear Bach, I see God the Great Mathematician. When I listen to Mozart, I can feel the loving God, the God of joy. And when I play Beethoven, I sense the presence of God the Almighty, the Ruler of all His vast creation. Quote Right
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Quote Left When I was young, I thought I knew a lot. Now I am old, I know much, much less-- very little really, but what I know, I DO KNOW. Quote Right
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Quote Left To predict the future, one may only need to know history and understand human nature. Quote Right
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