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Remember when cigarettes were good for you?

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As Time Calls

At seventy-five, the call is palpable No bell, chant it’s not even a whisper But it’s there, nagging, insistent A feeling that events, are going to happen. When it started, is a mystery Certainly not in my childhood Not that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mick Herron ~ Spook Street (2017)

Strictly speaking book reviews shouldn’t be written by fans. After all a ‘Fan Review’ lacks the nicely balanced analysis, which the reader of a book review deserves and expects. No football fan for example wants the ‘best’ team to win. … Continue reading

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Edgar Degas painting

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Note to our Grandchildren

You might remember us, as old Have heard of stories, once long in time Were told -But no, just like you We were just young, that’s where your – Long story, strangely what, began for you. Tell your children, of … Continue reading

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Old-fashioned values

“Boy things have really changed since my day. Back then, if a girl got in trouble, her family would send her away to relatives in another state, and if anybody asked, just lied and said she went to Europe. Then … Continue reading

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The animal in man

In a forest deep lies a gnarly tree As shadows wish the wind to shame And dance the dance That leaf-branch make. Where moonbeams play in the wildwood shade Another night, all is still Except, for those out hunting The … Continue reading

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