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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 to Be Americans!

It’s Time to Be Americans!

Written by on July 3, 2012 in Politics, Special Occasions with 0 Comments

Happy Birthday, America! This poem was written several years ago, after the 2008 financial meltdown.  Some, with the means to do so, almost took down the financial house of the USA, and even much of the rest of the world. There are many theories about how it happened: greed; lack of governmental oversight; lack of self-discipline; […]

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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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Your Guiding Star: A Graduation Poem

Your Guiding Star: A Graduation Poem

         Today I am running “Your Guiding Star,” another graduation poem to honor       2012 high school and college grads.  Congratulations, Graduates! You are burdened with the likelihood of overwhelming student loan debt, and you are inheriting a world far more complicated, selfish, angry and economically and politically divided than ever.  Fix it, please!  […]

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Each Day You Write Your History: For Any Graduate

Each Day You Write Your History: For Any Graduate

  Graduation season is, amazingly, almost over!  Most high schools and most colleges now hold graduation ceremonies in May.  Today I am re-running “Each Day You Write Your History,” which was put up at the end of April.  This was originally written for a young lady’s high school graduation, but I think it works also […]

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Another Graduation Poem: Learning to Fly

Another Graduation Poem: Learning to Fly

It’s graduation season again, a time of looking back, a time of looking forward, a time of reflection, a time of anticipation. It is a time of celebration. A milestone is reached, as new paths move into view. “Learning to Fly” was originally written for my nephews when they graduated from high school. It is actually […]

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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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It’s Graduation Season! Here’s one for your graduate!

It’s Graduation Season! Here’s one for your graduate!

A gift your graduate will long remember!  With his or her photo in it! The piece shown below is printed.  Insert your graduate’s photo in the opening.  If you want, we can even put his or her name in it, though only on an etched piece. This will require a special order, as we need the name […]

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March 11: One Year Since the Tsunami

March 11: One Year Since the Tsunami

Written by on March 7, 2012 in Health, Love & Family, Memorial Poems, News with 0 Comments

It seems hard to believe, but it has been a year since the tsunami hit Japan and severely damaged the nuclear reactor. I am re-running “Winds of Death: Nature Claims Its Victory”. Winds of Death: Nature Claims Its Victory How now shall the living live with so much life now gone? Nature moved the water’s […]

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If there was no calendar, what day would it be?

Written by on January 2, 2012 in Education, Schools & Graduations, Politics with 0 Comments

Happy New Year!  Make it so. We make such a big deal about a new year.  We convince ourselves that, somehow, this one will be different and better than all the others. And perhaps it will. Each of us, of course, has some power, some ability, and some opportunity, to make it a better year […]

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