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Everything Fades

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

A poem on losing someone close. I wrote it in memory of my Grandfather Clarence Himes.

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Blood of unshackled love

Posted on Feb 6, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem by Shawn Olson.

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My Wife Likes it Hot

Posted on Dec 7, 2014 | Last Updated Dec 7, 2014

A little story about when my wife made things a little too hot.

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Don't Stand Too Close

Posted on Jul 18, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 7, 2011

A poem about lost hope in love and anger.

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My Phantom Greed

Posted on Feb 27, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on selfishness disguised as faith and charity.

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You want my time

Posted on Feb 6, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on possessiveness in a relationship.

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Unshackled Love

Posted on Jun 4, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 19, 2011

Poems on love and folly.

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This Art is Alive

Posted on Apr 24, 2013 | Last Updated Apr 24, 2013

Poem about the nature of human interactions. We all want to impose ourselves, visions and beliefs onto others. But it is always a give-and-take adventure.

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Into Clean Air

Posted on Feb 3, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Poem on regaining hope and vigor.

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Saying Goodbye to Dad

Newsletter, July 27, 2013
Posted on Jul 27, 2013 | Last Updated Jul 27, 2013

Shawn Olson's Newsletter, July 27, 2013. News about my father's death.

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