A Writer's 21st Century Memoir.

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#OctPoWriMo: Oct 13th-15th

Pomona, agriculture apple apple tree

Pomona, agriculture apple apple tree

OctPoWriMo #13: Animals 

A friend to horses, and a love of dogs; 
A mom to cats, and a leader to hens. 
I’ve watched you to take care of so many  
whether they had two legs or four. 
Your love of life extends to all 
Your kindness radiates only love. 
I’ve seen you save the life of the lost 
And wonder how you still do more.  (more…)


OctPoWriMo: October 9th-12th

reddened hills & adventure in arid arizona

reddened hills & adventure in arid arizona

OctPoWriMo #9: Pain

Behind the hills and valleys of folded memories on your face
I see the worried nights and terrified feelings from the past.
Pain and suffering from not so distant times when hate
Was proudly worn on cloths of red, white, and blue like a badge.

Pain from loss, pain from gain, and when life became particularly hard
Pain from men, pain from birth, and times between the happiest moments.  (more…)


OctPoWriMo: Oct 6th, 7th, & 8th

love and beach sunset

love and beach sunset

OctPoWriMo #6: Selflessness

Above you.
You place the entire world upon your shoulders
and put all the people living on top of the blue planet
before you.
Beside you.
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