Today, it seems we Americans are gawkers. We have stumbled on this wreck of our leadership, the economy, lack of secure boarders, growing poverty, unemployment, inept Obamacare, the mismanagement of leaving Iraq and Afghanistan, and worry about the future. As… Read More ›
If you shake a snow globe, all the white flakes fall to the bottom. If America was inside a snow globe, the flakes fall to Florida. After shaking my life and downsizing to what would fit in my Santa Fe,… Read More ›
St. Elizabeth’s Bus Stop Lament
St. Elizabeth’s Bus Stop Lament Tried for treason Declared insane, But how many of us left love As a dangling participle exiled In the United States? A headline read: “US POET FOUND DEAD” And in his death was claimed…. Read More ›
I can only scribble about myself and my time. Tell about growing up in a dive tavern in a bad neighborhood, Southeast Washington D.C., but little of the politics of that Marble City surrounding me. It is just… Read More ›
First Date Horror
When I was eighteen, I met a very attractive twenty-six year old, blonde, single mother of a 6 year old girl. I quickly asked her to go out to dinner and a movie for our first date. I got… Read More ›
The Delivered Letter
My Uncle was a bigwig in the Post Office and he would get me and my friends, part-time, eighty-nine day job appointments. The hourly wage was great for summers between college courses, or laying around till something more permanent… Read More ›
My Pops, The Boxer.
My Father was Irish and married a full blooded Italian woman . After he left his boxing career he became a bodyguard to a Washington D.C. Italian, disorganized crime leader. One night in bars near the Marine Barracks on 8th… Read More ›
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