Category: Poetry

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What Side of History Do You Want to Be On?

“History tells us that, at the end of the day, there actually is a “right side of history.” For instance, most of us would likely agree on the following: The abolitionists in pre-Civil War America were on the right side of history. The suffragettes… Continue Reading “What Side of History Do You Want to Be On?”

White Plains Poem

Where once pigs and horses roamed                 To a park with benches and fountains Where once marches and streams flowed                To a concrete jungle of paved streets and glass buildings Where once the volley of cannon fire was heard on a hillside              … Continue Reading “White Plains Poem”

Pandemic Scared

Our World is upside down, Pandemic upside down. Everywhere people have gotten sick and many have died. Lessons to be learned but many refusing to be schooled. Are people this stupid, ignorant or foolish? If wearing a mask saves lives, why oh, why not… Continue Reading “Pandemic Scared”

Extra Extra ExtraOrdinary

A thought I had for a song in one of my play ideas or maybe my take of a song from “Pippen.” I’m extra extra extraordinary I’m a friend to a friend Loyal to all I’m a power house A dynamo Human But other… Continue Reading “Extra Extra ExtraOrdinary”

Bits and Pieces: Poetry & Sayings

~Sayings: “God did not create religions, men did.” “Tomorrow is just a day away from today.” (my year book from HS 1972) ~Bits from writings for plays and novel ideas: Dreams – For chance to dream -Per chance to hope -I’m not afraid of… Continue Reading “Bits and Pieces: Poetry & Sayings”

Getting Back

will we ever get back to the world we knew or will we have to to wait to be together till we’re on the other side? Will we ever get back to the way things were Waiting it out is filled with pain Promise… Continue Reading “Getting Back”

I’ve Got A Song

I’ve got a song to sing A song for you and me It’s got the notes, high and low and everything between Its about life with its joys and sorrows Got all the words, the notes and harmonies Its about laughter, hate and anything… Continue Reading “I’ve Got A Song”

What Do You See?

When you look around? Do you see what you want to see or what is really there? I see a world that others don’t want to seeA world of hate, evil, and grime.

“Untitled” Poem

First published work was in Roosevelt HS 1971 Reflection Magazine. I was on the literary staff and it was suggested that one of my poems be selected.  I would edit it today with slight changes especially in punctuation.

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