Category Archives: manuscripts

MLK Jr: Man on a Timely Mission

Martin Luther King Jr We have seen so many photos of him over the years in black and white that we forget he was a man of colour, too. And that wasn’t a racial slur. Because not everything is black … Continue reading

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Jacqui’s Poem

via Daily Prompt: Winsome Jacqui’s Sonnet   You came to visit us yesterday Not realizing fully what God’s schemes Involved; and never in your wildest dreams Did you imagine what you’d come to say. Susan said you two’d never found … Continue reading

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On His Retirement

  As he comes to the end of a career, Howard thinks back to the beginning Of his Credit Union days, when winning Wasn’t foremost on his mind, nor was fear About the future: he’d a ship to steer Right … Continue reading

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To Don

As a wise philosopher once stated, Families are meant to stick together: For mutual support, through rough weather, In sickness, sorrow, whatever’s fated; Not to take advantage of related In-laws, nor to have them feel a tether That binds, but … Continue reading

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Frustration

  I want to hold you so near That we become only one, But something has come between: A feeling of unloved fear That you’d like to ignore, shun; Blind thoughts of what might have been.   Our relationship’s futile, … Continue reading

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Capricorn — The Sea-Goat

The tenth sign of the zodiac In Hindu astrology: Makarar — and considered by the ancients to be the most important of all the signs. Is it possible the ancients recognized in the Winter Solstice the point of gravitation that … Continue reading

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Marriage

  Let’s face it, I’m scared; Although I know I could have fared Better the first time if I’d been With someone as loving as you: But the trepidation, that’s unseen By your eyes, is all that I can view. … Continue reading

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