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Winter Deep at White White Dawn: A Poem to Celebrate Snow

Winter Deep at White White Dawn: A Poem to Celebrate Snow

Written by on February 8, 2013 in Seasons with 0 Comments

  Congratulations to Boston, New York City, and the rest of New England! You survived, though not without difficulties in many places, and the clean up goes on. And hurricane Sandy sufferers have endured more hardship, sadly. Let’s hope they get the help they need soon. Safety first.  And be grateful to all your snowplowers, […]

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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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Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day!

Written by on January 22, 2013 in Love & Family, Special Occasions with 0 Comments

    A Thousand Dreams: A Love Poem   I have seen the spectrum of rainbows cross the sky, showing every color to discerning eye. I have touched the endless waves of seas upon the shore– a hypnotizing rhythm always changing yet the same as it ever was before.     I have smelled the […]

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The Juvenile Diabetes Walk for a Cure is this Weekend

The Juvenile Diabetes Walk for a Cure is this Weekend

Written by on October 11, 2012 in Health, Juvenile Diabetes Poems, Love & Family with 0 Comments

This coming Sunday, October 14, is the JDRF Walk in Chicago.  Walk.  And donate what you can. In a very strange political climate,  it is more important than ever that those who most need our help receive it. This includes, especially, those children who have special needs for medical care, educational needs, physical therapy, and mental health care. This […]

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The Chicago Marathon Is Here

The Chicago Marathon Is Here

Written by on September 24, 2012 in Family & Children & Thoughts on Things, Sports with 0 Comments

To the first time marathoners . . . For those who are running their first marathon, there is nothing else like it . . . well, almost nothing. You’ve trained for it: hours of running, miles on roads and trails, aerobic training, cross-training, eating correctly. You’ve done 3 miles and 6 miles and 12 miles and 18 […]

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The Silence and the Darkness  September 11, 2001

The Silence and the Darkness September 11, 2001

Written by on September 11, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

  Today I am reprinting “The Silence and the Darkness” which ran last year on this date.  This poem reminds us of the events of September 11, 2001.  Let us always remember those who were killed or injured; those firemen and policemen and ambulance personnel and health care professionals who responded so heroically; those whose family […]

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Back to School!

Back to School!

“For You, Our Child” This is for all the students who are returning to school, and their parents. I hope you like it!     You are the child of our love and the vision in our dreams. You are curious, strong and beautiful, and filled with such potential. We long to see you when […]

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It’s Time for Golf!

It’s Time for Golf!

Written by on July 9, 2012 in Sports with 0 Comments

Bubba Watson won the Masters.  Webb Simpson won the US Open. The British Open awaits at Royal Lytham & St. Anne’s in Lancashire, England, starting July 19.  Here’s a golf poem, entitled “A Blessing for the Golfer.”   May morning’s scent be green and sweet when you answer ancient call. May your grip be gently […]

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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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