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False Alarm

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The intruder broke security
In the stillness of the dead of night.
The honking cacaphony
li>Alerted geese in Southern flight

The Gun Sense Chronicles

bullets on Ben Franklin currency

The country was speechless after Sandy Hook. It took America’s breath away. It was like Americans got a gut punch we thought would never happen. After months of no government action, in September 2013, I wrote the blog post below. I thought it would be the first and only piece I would write about gun violence. I was wrong.

Good-bye to Summer

autumn forest

In autumn there is sorrow,
For though tomorrow never comes,
All too soon today fades into the next.

Morning Moon-Light

Morning Moon

Moon

In the early dawn hours,
As I looked to the sky
I saw the moon through the trees
Whispering good-bye.

Medicare for All — An Earned Entitlement

helping hand

Politicians would have you believe that Medicare is a free health benefit the government gives to Senior Citizens and that Medicare-for-all will be a drain on the country's finances. — Not True

August 7 — Cyber Fantasy

pen

Poem about writing poetry plus a poem

Kickapoo Creek

dry creek bed in the forest

Kickapoo Creek is bare as bone.
Its bed has cracked.
Its springs have sprung …

When Your Pet Makes Them Sick

pet-hairy broom

If you have an allergy and I have a dog, who has the right of way in the space we both want to occupy?

Summer Heat

hot summer road

Heat bubbles to the surface,
Heaving asphalt
full and rounded
like her breast …

Beware of the Sign

Beware of the Dog Sign

You certainly are allowed to post any sign you desire on your own property. However, apologies don't apply when you post a Beware of the Dog sign. In fact, such a sign admits to the world that your dog may be dangerous.