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Wishes of Gray (Thoughts On My Birthday)

Wishes of Gray (Thoughts On My Birthday)by Michael DoyleIn all of my wishes of grayToday is just another dayI’m another year olderBut no less the bolderCreated in my confessionIs my long ago connectionThat I’ll never be older than I feelWith … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: You Can’t Help Getting Older, But, You Don’t Have To Get Old

“You can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to get old.” – George Burns,

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The Moral Imagination

It is not enough to give to our children and our society definitions of right and wrong or normless stories and books leading to an inability to make the profound decisions needed for the better world we so desperately need. … Continue reading

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Missing You On Thanksgiving Day

In memory of my sister, Michele.  One of the most cherished parts of my life. I didn’t miss your birthday this year I just silently did my best to hide my tears Stumbled on your photos this day This thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Summer, Newport Beach

Na/GloPoWriMo 2019, Day 25 and the challenge is to write a poem that incorporates: Is specific to a season Uses imagery that relates to all five senses (sight, sound, taste, touch, and smell) Includes a rhetorical question, (like Keats’ “where … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: If You Laugh A Lot, When You’re Older Your Wrinkles Will Be In the Right Places

“If you laugh a lot, when you get older your wrinkles will be in the right places.” – Andrew Mason    

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WordPress – #Daily Prompt – Torn

By my decisions, my life is worn A bend at every juncture, I am torn Decisions needing to be made Take bravery, yet, I’m afraid Commitments are the path made Though bending, I have stayed Frailties have a toll taken … Continue reading

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