Table of Contents (ongoing)

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(In order to post by category, I manipulate the dates.  Therefore, it is impossible, at least at present, to tell how old or new a post is because the present dates are arbitrary.  I will try to state the correct dates within each post from now on; and insert correct dates in old posts as time goes on).

Serious Poems

Beaches of Normandy

The After-Rain (or:  Gutter Talk)



Floes of Mind

The Tom

No More Songs Today

Taula-Paula D.

New Orleans Maw


The Catch

Taffy and Joshua …  February 25, 2013



Humorous Poems

Benjamin in Bed

Dance in the Grade-School Gym

Grade-A Trouble (posting soon)

 That Maple Tree Thing  

  Something Something 

Lucky Kid 

Cryin’ up a Sto’m

The LoveSong of Window and Shade


Children’s Stories

The River that Ran Away

Educational Limericks

Christmas, by Jingle

The Hang


The Rise and Fall of Edison High School



Beaches of Normandy

Beaches MARCH8 1

Beaches Wounded March 8th


Oma-haw Beach

Stretcha san’
‘nother day, ‘nother lan’
‘at beach!
Us G.I.’s lan’,
drag, crawl — death be dam!
’n reach
’n claw’at filthy san’
  ’n snatch a chunka Frenchy lan’ —
‘at Beach!


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