POETRY WAR: The Wonder

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My Christmas treasure, the glow of a child’s wonder pouring through her eyes. At Christmas time, I’m usually visiting my son, sister or daughter.  Otherwise, it’s just another holiday to avoid– for those… Continue reading

Poetry War: Knowing Without a Doubt

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Our miracle dog. Sentinel’s singular sight watching over life. The Gentle Giant had an eye removed in June.  There were tendrils from an agressive form of cancer our veterinarian couldn’t remove.  Given only… Continue reading

Poetry Wars: Why I blog

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  Fun is the reason I’m blogging but what made me want to begin? I entered with sober intentions and with plenty of help from a friend. . First came the book, then… Continue reading

Poetry War – Christmas Past

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I think Christmas was my mom’s favorite holiday of the year. All the very best things in her world happened at Christmas: Everyone in her family who lived out of town showed up a… Continue reading

Poetry War- Adventures in Legoland

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I have a friend, Mark, visiting from Canada who is a fanatical designer and builder of fantastic LEGO space colonies. It is his opinion that Lego is wasted on kids. He tells me… Continue reading

Poetry War: Why there are dogs and cats.

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I believe that dogs teach us what it means to love…  …unconditional. . I believe that cats are here to help us practice what we learn from dogs.

Poetry War: Fighting the Queen consort of Insomnia, part 5

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All right, your mission FloridaBorne, if you choose to take it, is to write yourself to sleep. but…but…the only thing I’m capable of writing about at 3am is Sally McNalley of East Central… Continue reading

Poetry War: What My Coon Cat wants for Christmas

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Dear god of cats I ask today for ample dog repellent spray. Or better yet, can’t you arrange  to make all canines go away? . The human says it’s Christmas time she won’t… Continue reading

Poetry War – The Joy of Christmas Visitors

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Today I picked up an old and dear friend at the airport in Gainesville, FL. He’s here for a week of visiting and seeing the sites in Orlando, however, interspersed among the fun… Continue reading

Poetry War – What is Happiness and Why Do We Need Some?

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Floridaborne made a statement in her last post that one can not base their happiness on another and this is absolutely true. It made me stop and think about my own life and… Continue reading