Category Archives: Poems

My mercifully-short poems.

A Poem and a Picture: Pip’s Christmas

I’m working on a “Christmas” post that should be ready by tomorrow morning. But in case it’s not, here’s something seasonal and slightly silly. Pip’s Christmas ‘Twas the night before Christmas, and all through the shop Nothing was stirring, you … Continue reading

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Boston Charlie, Partridges in Pear Trees and Me

This is the season of jingle bells and mistletoe, cyber sales and glitter bows. Evergreen festoons and plastic reindeer strung above our streets remind us that Christmas is coming. America’s holiday season is in session. I was out, legally masked, … Continue reading

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10 Poems

Perspectives Fairy wishes and toxic kisses, We hope and fear and dream. Life and thought and feeling passes. Looking back, I see what was. Ahead? I’ll see that later. (November 18, 2019) Quiet Neighborhood Still water, small lawn, a few … Continue reading

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Another Saturday

Despite this blog’s tagline, “Following Catholic beliefs and practices in America: one man’s experience,” I haven’t written much about what I do. How I see national holidays, space exploration, ancient history and paleontology — yes. What it’s like, being a … Continue reading

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