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Behind the Grey Door
Intriguing poetry and a range of interests. Sounds good so far, right?!?
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Joggers walk Runners jog Walkers smile in their malls Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Gayle Force Press
Kurt Vonnegut Jr. referred to Indianapolis as “the 500-mile speedway race, and then 364 days of miniature golf, and then the 500-mile speedway race again.’’ This is where I grew up. Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
Today I'm going to the funeral of a friend. This poem helps. Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
it's imperative to find a viable, willing replacement VP Continue reading
Posted May 19, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
This poem started out as a conversation and evolved into the only shared poem I've written in the last decade. It's perfect for Spring. Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
... large brown eyes Serving to illuminate their clear Beautiful faces Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
"When logic and proportion Have fallen sloppy dead... Remember what the dormouse said Feed your head" -Grace Slick Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
... these paths Continue onward briefly Then quickly dissolve into imagination Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
Oscar Robertson... averaged a triple double yet finished a perfectly reasonable third place MVP finish in 1962. Making the playoffs in the West with this roster is a feat of wizardry... It’s hard to imagine much dispute with the forwards and guards on my first team. He might be the first person chosen in an all-league reset draft... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
Sadly, I don't anticipate much late series drama in this first round. I DO expect the Atlantic division to be embarrassed. Giannis Antentokounmpo is Scottie Pippen 2.0 Myles Turner will have to prove he’s ready for stardom Pau and Marc Gasol play against one another Clippers fans will be dreaming of how fantastic they would be Continue reading
Posted Apr 15, 2017 at Gayle Force Press
... in a couple months, Hillary Clinton will be the first woman since Catherine the Great to be the most powerful person on Earth. Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
...there will be an established cultural norm about this election. And... every American will have a story to tell their friends and family about where they stood at this critical moment. What story will you tell? Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
seeds being sown For the life we plan to live Continue reading
Posted Oct 6, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
Fifteen years ago, Barry Bonds broke what used to be one of the most hallowed records in American sporting life. He hit 71 and 72 home runs in a single season. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
As Governor, Pence supported the kind of restrictive, intrusive anti-abortion law whose provisions sound like they were dreamed up in an Saturday Night Live writer’s meaning. Then dismissed as too unrealistic. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
The face in the mirror... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
Numerous prominent Republicans have long... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
My initial thought was confusion; I didn’t know what he meant. When he repeated himself (I’m so sorry I needed him to say it a second time…), I squealed. I groaned. I uttered a primal, urgent sound that I’ve never heard before or since. It was the sound of my soul being sucked out of my body. Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
People want to be on the right side of history in their memory, if not in their actions. Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
Green helped ready the Twin Cities for a host of Black leaders. Continue reading
Posted Jul 25, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
In case you’ve forgotten, Venus is one of the 10 greatest players in the history of women’s tennis. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
Unlike apples Whose seeds may somehow Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
Elie Wiesel has dramatically improved the world with his life. Make sure the ripples he sent forth are amplified. Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
How much he loved the game... And tried without ever looking As if he were trying Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2016 at Gayle Force Press
Trump’s primary appeal is his status as an empire builder. He describes himself as a winner and people believe it. After all... it’s people like Donald Trump and the Kardashians who represent the 21st century image of American wealth. Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2016 at Gayle Force Press