Monthly Archives: December 2011

Auld Lang sign here, please

Resolving, revolving promises made, kept, broken a yearly event spontaneously preordained commitments utterly devoid of promissory intent, overflowing self-mockery filling all potholes on the poorly paved road to hell Resolving, revolving nothing stays the same but the yearly promises to … Continue reading

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Third day

no hens French, partridge, doves. Lover’s budget limit: dinner, KFC

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Yuletide Evenings

It’s the week before Christmas as I sit in my chair watching DVD fireplace-flames licking video air the room engulfed with sounds of the season; beloved vinyl (old 33’s) plus trusty cassettes, brand new CDs crackling logs, favorite carols and … Continue reading

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Perceptions

Old man sits alone park bench, chill wind stainless steel walker appears to cage him in captivity in the outdoors The man twitches oddly, erratically, ever more violently, piquing concern tinged curiosity; Parkinson’s, perhaps? Some other disorder? Should I call … Continue reading

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most monochromatically not

I’ve never seen the world in quaint, stark black and white even as a child, vivid shades of gray were crystal clear I have always seen life for what it really is; unnamed, unruly tints and hues both opaque and … Continue reading

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Mental matinee

Less frequently but with far more purpose, much sharper focus than my younger, more myopic days my workday mind meanders from the daily mundane to stray to tantalizing, sometimes R-rated thoughts, possibilities for later cerebral erotica starring my oh-so- vixenish-after-twenty-years wife … Continue reading

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‘Bang. Bangbangbang.’

Middle age and being a grandfather for the first time finds me going back and looking forward reflecting on past errors, omissions, miscalculations and major ‘oopsies’ in hand-mirror over-the-shoulder Annie Oakley sharpshooter-style without the gift of an eagle eye or … Continue reading

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savor

egg nog (with nutmeg); ambrosia for us mortals. holiday manna

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