Poem on forseen loss. I wrote this for my mother shortly before she died.
A poem on shallow activities inspired by my participation in photographing rock concerts.
Humorous piece by Shawn Olson about cars, originally printed in the Columbus Messenger.
Poem on keeping an eye on the good things in life in bad times.
For my one and only.. a promise to give honor and respect.
Essay on corporal punishment, parenting and American society.
Poem about enjoying the beauty of life. It's too brief to forget to enjoy it.
Reflective story on important moments in life.
Jenny is a lovely gal, hard worker, and mother of four.
2003 is coming to an end with the final Cringe show. This year my mother died, my friend John Hart died, and my favorite band broke up.
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