Saluting all of America's Veterans
A Goodbye Kiss to Princess Diana!
Hello! Come on in and visit a while.
Hey, Mr. Great & Wonderful Kahuna, Let me cut right to the
Do you dare look at The Great & Wonderful
Lock up the women and the children first!
Personages of Note
- Let me tug at your heartstrings. Read a poem dedicated to Polly Klaas.
- My tears join with the worlds to form a rivulet of grief for Princess Diana.
- Words written to Andrew.
- Trying to provoke a response from Chris.
- Freaking out when she does not immediately respond.
- I have fun playing with Sandy's name.
- An entreaty to Fred to write again.
- How about something a bit maudlin like the death throes of Ted Bundy?
- A lament to Mark Woodruff about free verse.
- Sandy's propensity toward procrastination is examined.
- A note to all the female servicepersons in Operation Desert Shield.
- A rather lengthy look at my travels in the military. But with a hidden agenda!
- Check out a ditty inspired by Operation Desert Storm.
- Desert Storm is over but what about the defenseless Kurds?
- After announcing I am dropping my BBS, it changes to a veteran's board.
- A curious youth asked about burning the flag.
Holidays & Observances
- My first trembling attempts at writing poetry. Valentine's Day 1988.
- I describe an Oriental New Year.
- Bummed out about Xmas holidays? Let me fill your Christmas stocking with goodies.
- A gift to my mother, one day after Christmas, and one day before her Birthday.
- Some Christmas Haiku.
- Words that emotionally tumbled from my fingertips on Veteran's Day.
- A grey beard sends some thoughts to a young girl on Valentine's Day.
- Happy Birthday greetings to Lillian on her "39th Birthday".
Passion and Words to Lovely Ladies
- Oh, a heady day in the Botanical Gardens.
- The plants are being plundered in the name of afternoon delight!
I seem to have a thing for bringing grief to defenseless flora.
- Difficult words for us males to to utter.
- Just some fun with Ms. Christina Smith.
- Still enraptured with Jeanne's mesmerizing love.
- Dedicating a poem to a very clever female.
- Playing games with Sandy and dreaded vocabulary!
- Some pretty steamy stuff for Jeanne. No minors please!
- Envisioning myself as an eagle and confronting my eternal bachelorhood.
- Penning words to April. How it feels to write with a computer.
- A passionate outpouring to my love as it slips from my grasp.
- Then again, you might like the fresh air of the Sierras in a possible previous life of mine.
- You will enjoy some simple poetry games about Frozen Mice.
- Something for a friend's wife. That caused feelings of loneliness in me.
- Now, here is the poem for the friend written for his birthday.
- Pondering what I would be doing if I could do anything I wanted to do.
- How about a seafaring swash-buckler?
- An aging reprobate examines his wasted youth.
- Waiting for an anticipated and promised reply from a lady.
- Poetry styles by a rank amateur.
- Simultaneous events are chronicled in Synchronicity.
America's Troubled Youth
- Toying with the wiles of Jenny.
- I muse about an unknown named Allison.
- Words stumble out for my niece on Christmas, at a lovely 17.
- A hangover stimulates some grey bearded remarks.
- A young girl, right on the cusp of womanhood.
- Melissa gets a tongue lashing for her reticence.
- Birthday greetings to Zyllah from Turk.
- Dork from Ork wishes Zyllah felicitations in his own weird way.
- Laughing with a young caller, I fall off my camel!
- Words for a mysterious young girl named Charmaine.
- Young Dana, receives an Easter Basket from me.
- After a get-together, I am threatened with being tattled upon!
- Priming the well with a lad named Tim.
- Comparing WILDTHING to the final course!
- Let's visit a poetry exchange. Yes, it is Mr. Stokes again.
- A poem about a date causes me to react with my thoughts.
- A poet named April strikes a chord in my psyche about a rainbow.
- I cry about stopping off to check my mail and finding nothing!
- Debbie writes back and tells me not to have a cow!
- Now April jumps in and stimulates more poetry and mail.
- Too much jabber makes Mark become stern and officious!
- Mark still is not happy with all the palaver and gets downright nasty.
- Debbie is bubbling over with BS and now it is my turn to repremand someone.
- I exchange poetic messages with Michael.
- Michael and I switch styles and continue.
- Debbie jumps on the bandwagon.
- Here I pontificate about abortion. The rights of a woman and unborn child.
- Let's discuss Free Will.
- I square off against the "Bishop" Stokes.
- Want to know how I feel about teasers on the evening news?
- Strange weather in Lake County prompts a diatribe!
- A statue of Buddha prompts a mystical outpouring.
- It is the "Bishop" again, this time on the Rapture.
- Now let us talk about seat belts and the government's approach to them.
- I pen a sonnet in response to a question about WordPerfect's Rhymer.
- An article I wrote for new computer users.
- Let me argue religious control of the human spirit.
- I would like to say my piece about who is God?
- Now let me blither about being FREE.
- The "Bishop" Stokes and I are at it again!
- I get snippy about Disney grousing by malcontents.
- Now employees of Disney act like they are uniquely being taken advantage of.
- Want to know about pears?
- Want to learn about wild rice?
My Darker Side
TOOTLES! ! ! !