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Peaceful Harbor

 Rockland, ME

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Here I Go Again

When I first started blogging several years ago, I had only one site which was and is Oldmainer.wordpress.com.  Somewhere along the line, in my infinite wisdom, I decided to add this one to showcase my poetry.  However, seven years ago, … Continue reading

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Life’s Windows

In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the fragrance of discovery Taste the … Continue reading

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Windows

In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the fragrance of discovery Taste the … Continue reading

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A Christmas Trilogy Part II

The Greatest Ever Christmas Tree Part II Toothpick From the brush there came a rustle And the bunny with a hustle Hopped to Hoot and quickly said I found him but I ran ahead Tell your friend, do not dismay … Continue reading

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Back To My Roots

When I first started blogging, I only had one site.  Somewhere along the line, in my infinite wisdom, I decided to add this one to showcase my poetry.  However, in June, I decided to do an about face and again … Continue reading

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Puppies

  I watch him waken from his nap Stretching, rolling, finally standing He looks about Searching for his newest challenge The little tail in constant animation The stubby legs running, stumbling Chasing all that moves A brief pause to sample … Continue reading

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Windows

Originally posted on Ink lings:
In youth I looked at life through my front window Everything was new and unexplored Expectations flowed like rushing water Nothing that I viewed could be ignored Paths untested prompted me to venture Inhale the…

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Memories

Originally posted on Ink lings:
Memories linger in the shadows Retracing footsteps of my past Trails I traversed now seem kinder Rough edges by the years recast Loved ones, friends, like crystal sparkle In light of elder days defined The test…

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The Teddy Bear

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The teddy bear sits all alone On the shelf where he was thrown Long ago by a child fair Who no longer visits there The little girl has grown Each day watching on his own…

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