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How Could We Have Ever Known?

How Could We Have Ever Known?

Written by on February 6, 2013 in Love & Family, Special Occasions, Wedding & Love Poems with 0 Comments

  A real life love poem. For Valentine’s Day. For love. For a wedding. For my wedding. For my beautiful wife. From almost 24 years ago.  She’s still the best.  Happy Valentine’s Day, sweetie! The best thing I ever did.  How could we have ever known?   How Could We Have Ever Known?   How […]

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May This Love: Valentine’s Day

May This Love: Valentine’s Day

Written by on January 31, 2013 in Love & Family, Special Occasions with 0 Comments

                      Here is another poem to celebrate love, in honor of Valentine’s Day.  Called “May This Love,” the poem was originally commissioned as a gift for a newly married couple.  Happy Valentine’s Day, especially to those who get married or engaged on February 14!  Insert […]

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Wimbledon! A Blessing for the Tennis Player:  A Tennis Poem

Wimbledon! A Blessing for the Tennis Player: A Tennis Poem

Written by on July 6, 2012 in Sports with 0 Comments

  Serena Williams v. Agnieszka Radwanska in the Ladies’ Final. Roger Federer v.  Andy Murray in the Gentlemens’ Final.  Should be great matches!  A tennis poem.   A Blessing for a Tennis Player   May the net always be friendly. /a> May your serve always be true. May your strokes always be quicker than the shots hit […]

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Happy Father’s Day to All Dads!

Written by on June 14, 2012 in Special Occasions with 0 Comments

June 17 is Father’s Day. Happy Father’s Day to my dad, and to all fathers! Enjoy it! My dad has always been very good at fixing things—windows, cars, bicycles, etc.  I am not, and never have been. Here’s a poem to honor his “fix-ability.”        My Father Can Fix Anything My father can fix anything. […]

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All That Is Beautiful

All That Is Beautiful

One more graduation poem for a daughter:  All That Is Beautiful. Congratulations, Class of 2012! All that is beautiful, you take it all in: stars in the heavens; sweet morning dew. Life is to live—not lose or win— and no one loves life as much as you. See the world with your own eyes; there […]

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You Are Love:        A Poem for Moms

You Are Love: A Poem for Moms

Written by on May 4, 2012 in Love & Family with 0 Comments

    Here is a poem I wrote for my mom a couple of years ago.  The text is below, but to the right is a sample of the framed picture poem. Below is the same poem printed on a picture of some flowers. Celebrate your mom. Tell her you love her and appreciate her in […]

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The Legacy: A Poem from an Organ Donor to His or Her Family

The Legacy: A Poem from an Organ Donor to His or Her Family

It is still Organ Donation Month.  I am re-running “The Legacy.”  This is a poem written from the perspective of a donor to his or her family.  It is intended to provide words of comfort to the family, and as a tribute to both donor and the family. Donate Life: Your life will go on living! […]

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Donate Life: So Hope Will Live

Donate Life: So Hope Will Live

So Hope Will Live  This poem was written as a “thank you” from the perspective of an organ recipient to his or her  donor and donor family.  It is called “So Hope Will Live.”  It can be etched with room for a photograph.   Disclaimer: I am not an organ recipient, but I know someone who is, […]

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For Valentine’s Day:  A Love Poem Revisited

For Valentine’s Day: A Love Poem Revisited

Written by on February 14, 2012 in Love & Family with 0 Comments

It’s Valentine’s Day!  Happy Valentine’s Day! Here’s a poem for those in love, and those who want to be:   A Thousand Dreams I have dreamed a thousand dreams in vivid colors with brilliant hue, with still blue waters on golden sand, with mountains rising from the land, and endless flowers waving then in gentle […]

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Ron Santo: A True Hall of Famer. Thataway, Ronnie!

Ron Santo: A True Hall of Famer. Thataway, Ronnie!

Ron Santo is finally in the Baseball Hall of Fame. After too many years, and one year too late, Ron Santo is in the Baseball Hall of Fame.  He died just over one year ago, and so he did not know during his lifetime that he had finally received major league baseball’s highest honor: to […]

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