A date with Danny To teach great grandson how to fish. As soon as he can hold a pole Weโ€™ll head to the old fishing hole Where sunnies, carp and bass Swim and hide in tall grass. Heโ€™ll learn to bait a hook, Cast his rod into the brook. When his bobber goes up and […]

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Our Men In Iraq

Our men in Iraq I never was a soldier, I know not his plight to be. I never slept in a tent Or upon the ground, because I was a Navy man And sailed the mighty sea. Our mode of living Quite different. We did not sleep Upon the deck Our sacks were Stacked quite […]

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A Daughter

A Daughter A daughter is someone Soft and sweet Lovable compassionate And neat. A daughter is a help To Mom Cleaning, cooking Maintaining the home. A daughter is Dadโ€™s best friend When he returns From a hard days end. A daughter Helps with the sibs Seeing that They get their dibs. A daughter knows When […]

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The Cafรฉ

Black eyes gaze from faded photographs… Music of the Romany Danced in between, Languid women, Bodies like Melted butter, Sipping their Fin a’ l’eau Their laughter, The rustling Of dead leaves And dark men Flashing smiles Hair slicked, With the faint Scent of Patchouli The air dense With the smoke Of Clove cigarettes It was […]

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You or Me.

A killing field, a deadly spree, its where I slay the enemy. He fought so brave, he tried so well, but died in flame, a burning hell. The choice is ours, we make it fast. The will to live, the urge to last When it comes down to you or me, I do not spare, […]

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I can’t sleep!

I wait in vain for sleep to come. But sleep it skipped me, I get none. My mind is running one big race. My body slumps, canโ€™t keep pace. Sleep wont find me in the night. Restless slumber nerves so tight. So I just lie here counting sheep. It grows so dull, it makes one […]

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