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NEVER…HE FORGOT

The Commander and Chief forgot and got caught napping.We won’t hear in a few weeks on the 20th anniversary of 9-11…“Never Forget”America did not keep its solemn word and trust.

“Caw-Caw”

And the Crow, who was cast out and thrown to the sky toward the sun, now suffers from thirst.Instead of being a song bird…The crow’s dried throat from thirst cannot sing sweetly. Just a raspy; “Caw-Caw.”elbrookman

Church Circle

Traffic lights absolving pedestrians’ haste Genuflecting off curbs Against the red and green commands. Doing penance for their pace Unaware of a descending October evening Darkening red bricks Littered with damp leaves Causing tires and feet to slip. Workdays always… Read More ›

Boxers,Comics,Poets

A boxer’s most important punch is the jab. It may not end a fight but it sets up everything that does, and will keep your opponent busy and force them to play defense. That momentary stun is opportunity. It takes… Read More ›

Annapolis Shallows

Inside her room where bodies spent On a sweat-stained couch marking days With voices raised and a window where love went. How she wanted iambic pentameter A drinking song to sing upon the Chesapeake. Annapolis has moved on, so has… Read More ›

Making America Gr-r-reat!

  President Trump is President Tony-the-Tiger, making America Gr-r-reat again and everything is Gr-r-reat! You just can’t spell “gr-r-reat” this way without lots of red lines created by auto correct in Word Perfect. No doubt about it, I accept Trump… Read More ›