Monthly Archives: May 2014

Summertime

    When I was a hypnotherapist, I realized that some of my earlier poetry was very much like casting a spell over the reader. Words can paint pictures in the mind, and words about warm summer days are the … Continue reading

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Neurotic

    The Budgie   Naturally Erratic Unusually Reticent Occasionally Traumatic Incessantly Crackers                           In short, NEUROTIC.

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Huh?

    Huh?   How is it that you understand So much of what I feel inside? Do I lay myself so open That I can be read like a hand? Is there nothing that I can hide From the … Continue reading

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Afterthoughts

Afterthoughts   Memory, that unlocked drawer Where words go in, Come out no more, Is of the past. An afterthought, In which no thought Is last or lost But filed away For some future date, When the secret word is … Continue reading

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Attraction

Attraction   Tire tracks, Like life lines on the street’s palm, Leave anxiety In the wake of cooling calm:   So many crossings, Like a gigantic caution sign; So many warnings, Shallow treads out of line…   God, How do … Continue reading

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Razzle Dazzle and Michele Finney

In 1964, a huge slice of my childhood ended when Michele Finney left the CBC kid’s program Razzle Dazzle. I had been a fan of hers from her earliest days there (1960-61). In fact, we used to correspond regularly. While … Continue reading

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A Pawn Piece (Upon Peace)

  A Pawn Piece   Today I talked with the cars, And they told me they’re tired of refilling; They wished they could stop all their killing And park in a peaceful garage.   The birds, then, twittered a bit … Continue reading

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