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Hiding in the Cracks

Posted on Feb 28, 2012 | Last Updated Feb 28, 2012

A poem about the illusion of discontinuity; questioning the static.

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A Little About John Dalmas

Posted on Jun 15, 2017 | Last Updated Jun 16, 2017
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A short overview of the life of my friend John Dalmas.

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Crazy Neighbor

Posted on Aug 9, 2016 | Last Updated Aug 9, 2016
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A little story about a crazy neighbor.

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neighbors, skunks, pole cat

Donald George Olson died at 72

Some memories and thoughts about my Dad
Posted on Mar 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 27, 2013
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My Dad, Donald George Olson, died on March 18, 2013... just four days shy of his 73rd birthday.

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Cracked Pebbles

Posted on Nov 5, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 1, 2011

Poem on a relationship in trouble.

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Infection of the Heart

Posted on Nov 9, 2008 | Last Updated Nov 12, 2011

Poem about despair and the false questions that can lead us into the darkest areas of the human heart. A poem for Vince Kingrea, who sadly took his own life.

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despair, suicidal, depression

Education in the Digital Age

Posted on Jan 27, 2017 | Last Updated Feb 16, 2017

Essay on education in the modern digital age.

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education, society

Frost on Glass

Posted on Jan 23, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Poem about staying positive when times are dark.

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poem, poetry, loss, heartbreak

Laptop

Posted on Apr 13, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Cartoon of a customer asking questions about a laptop.

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laptop, cartoon, computer, humor

Her Shadow Walks On

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A poem about a lost love.

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her shadow, personal anguish
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