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by saw
42 minutes ago
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Dad..( part I )
Replies: 1
Views: 4

Dad..( part I )

he left the blue ridge skies 1953......on his marriage certificate says he was loom fixer and textiles were drying up, they were cutting his hours i was 5 years old when I landed in Baltimore he bought a bungalow after hiring on at the steel plant and over those 30 in Bethlehem he'd walk out a class...
by saw
July 2nd, 2019, 8:36 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: young at heart ( only)
Replies: 4
Views: 88

young at heart ( only)

the toughest hill to climb facing my limitations, had to learn it was okay that a chore would take longer than i was used to, so I learned to be amused at this impostor that stole my mojo and left me here to figure it all out my doc said very matter of fact-ly, " you need to work smarter, your tasks...
by saw
July 2nd, 2019, 8:24 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: things come together
Replies: 3
Views: 79

Re: things come together

so much mystery
still
by saw
June 29th, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: artistic license
Replies: 1
Views: 44

artistic license

wash me hard and deep let old blood cells swirl down the drains of time red...black and white like it did in Bates Motel too extreme ? a good cleansing can't be bad can it ?...can a man shed all his tattooed skin pictographs those old super 8 movies from a life that doesn't seem real I'd like to mee...
by saw
June 29th, 2019, 9:48 am
Forum: Rant, Rage & Laugh
Topic: Luck o' the Irish
Replies: 1
Views: 43

Re: Luck o' the Irish

haha.. 8)
by saw
June 29th, 2019, 9:46 am
Forum: Rant, Rage & Laugh
Topic: No laughing matter
Replies: 2
Views: 50

Re: No laughing matter

excellent article
very frightening this move to ignore science
it's the dumb-ing down of America
captured beautifully ( and comically)
in the movie "Idiocracy" with Luke Owens and Maya Rudolph
by saw
June 28th, 2019, 1:58 pm
Forum: Poetry
Topic: what if i wrote a poem of hope like john
Replies: 2
Views: 64

what if i wrote a poem of hope like john

what if i were interesting.... had something to offer beyond vanilla which is not to say vanilla is a bad thing but to underscore there is more for the tongue to lap up what if stacks of suitcases were open for inspection so we could grasp new concepts and the spontaneity of truth sung at midnight l...
by saw
June 28th, 2019, 11:27 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Well Caffeined and Eager
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: Well Caffeined and Eager

it's iced coffee time in Baltimore 93 degrees and humid and so we now brew our coffee a day ahead and pour it in a bottle to store in the fridge add a couple of cubes in the morning refreshing and still potent enough to kick-start the old engine we caffeine freaks know how to " get er done " excuse ...
by saw
June 28th, 2019, 11:21 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: I D 5 ( an ode to no more stuff )
Replies: 5
Views: 101

Re: I D 5 ( an ode to no more stuff )

thanx for all the great comments my situation at the time was extreme and today i have more stuff...but I have thrown away quite a bit, or given it to folks that might need it I regularly take things to a homeless encampment under Interstate 83 and last year I donated 9 boxes of books to The Book Th...
by saw
June 27th, 2019, 10:20 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Well Caffeined and Eager
Replies: 4
Views: 97

Re: Well Caffeined and Eager

caffeinated brain is better than the dead one my addiction according to the latest study is either good for you or not good for you so during those periods when NPR warns you not to drink it I keep on drinking my coffee and bide my time til it's popular and safe again it's comforting to sip my colum...
by saw
June 27th, 2019, 10:08 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: I D 5 ( an ode to no more stuff )
Replies: 5
Views: 101

I D 5 ( an ode to no more stuff )

moving on ( without a Pontiac ) it's a common misconception that you own your stuff when in reality your stuff owns you everything you "own" requires something back from you stuff needs maintenance, cleaning it takes your "free" time from you the only real way to feel free completely free, from the ...
by saw
June 26th, 2019, 7:33 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: U,S. short history
Replies: 4
Views: 93

Re: U,S. short history

indeed this wonderful experiment is tainted there is a tsetse fly in the ointment most surprising is how easy a few can control so many raising awareness even in the digital age is a daunting task https://people.com/movies/jennifer-lawrence-breaks-down-american-corruption/ found the above interestin...
by saw
June 26th, 2019, 7:24 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: SAKE
Replies: 2
Views: 59

Re: SAKE

I dis'
appearance
for
appearance
sake

yes...dissolve the ego
forget about images
raise your glass of rice wine
by saw
June 24th, 2019, 9:03 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Laughing at invisible people
Replies: 5
Views: 108

Re: Laughing at invisible people

you coming to hang out with mom ?
by saw
June 23rd, 2019, 10:19 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: I D 4
Replies: 2
Views: 65

I D 4

I woke up on a stationary raft my eyes had trouble deciphering where I was, my ears didn't like the echoes but I did have an idea I had this old rust bucket Pontiac Lemans It was registered in my name which is probably why the looters didn't abscond with her, and my plan was to drive her to the Cuba...

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