Category Archives: Poetry/Stories

I’ve written many poems

We? Who The Hell Are We?

              “We? Who The Hell Are We?” Looked at in the fullness of time we humans are a problem only for ourselves evolution will replenish the planet once we are removed   We will … Continue reading

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Poems – July 2016

Here are two poems to brighten up your day! Ill Will We are puppets jerked around by the strings of instinct You claim you have free will? That you have choice? Sure you do to eat your eggs up or … Continue reading

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First Thing in the Morning

First thing in the morning the male mockingbird makes it perfectly clear what it’s all about From his perch atop the tallest tree he’s telling other males that this is his territory and telling females that he has what it … Continue reading

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Springtime Nature, May 2016 #2

Is the Springtime not the most uplifting season of the year? All the swallows are now in attendance, a succession of cacti come into bloom and the fruit is swelling on the trees. Probably three or more species of swallow are now … Continue reading

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Black-chinned Hummingbird and Damsel Fly, 7/1/15, Embudo, NM

Embudo, NM, alongside the Rio Grande Poem: The Rufous Will Rough You Up Contentious though they are the Black-chinned hummingbirds now have only themselves to contend with But wait … the arrival of the Rufous is only days away When … Continue reading

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Thinking About “Latin America” and elsewhere

Thinking About “Latin America” and elsewhere “America” is named for an Italian navigator who was in the pay of Spain In speaking of what we call “Latin America” it was Spain most particularly and the Catholic Church most conspicuously that … Continue reading

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Life – two Poems and a Prologue

Prologue A perennial question is: What is the purpose of life? This is not a hard question to answer. The answer is: Life is it’s own purpose. From a universe that consists of otherwise non-purposing entities, came a purposing entity. … Continue reading

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Hand and Foot

Originally posted on BelieveSteve (StevenRichardMiller):
Hand and Foot The human race is losing the race By our own hand shooting ourselves in the foot So smart but not nice The most anti-social of the social species No appreciation for nature’s…

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The Black Phoebe

This is a reprise of my post of 6/12/14, which included a poem entitled “Yellow Sally”. This poem makes mentions of a black phoebe, and I went back and photographed that bird the next evening. Here’s the poem, followed by … Continue reading

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Two Poems from the Riverside, 6/12/2014

Yellow Sally The Yellow Sally is a stone fly about an inch long The trout love them as does the black phoebe who’s found a new perch out in the current on a big log newly arrived at the tip … Continue reading

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