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The ephemeral soldier

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

A poem about veterans. Dedicated to my grandfather Clarence Himes.

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veterans poem, soldier poem

Season Finale

Posted on Jul 25, 2004 | Last Updated Aug 7, 2009

The one where one door closes and another opens.

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Love poetry, tv analogy

Who is she

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

A poem about a father who abandoned his daughter almost 30 years ago.

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poem, poetry, absentee parent, absentee father, deadbeat father

Monster of Despair

Posted on May 5, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem by Shawn Olson on keeping life in perspective in rough times.

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fighting, despair, personal loss, poem, poetry

Mask of Rogue 7 - Chapter 5 - Ghosts and Static

Posted on Jan 27, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Captain Jarolds finds clues that only deepen the mystery around the planet Jadus.

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mask rogue 7, ghosts static, chapter 5, science fiction

Unavoidable Night

Posted on Jan 20, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

A poem on nihilism by Shawn Olson.

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unavoidable night, nihilism, family, life, poem, poetry

too far behind

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

Poem on staying focused on goals, keeping high standards and avoiding drift.

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goals, value, poem, poetry

Numb Memory

Posted on Mar 15, 2003 | Last Updated Oct 31, 2011

Poem on pessimism about the future.

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poem, poetry, shawn olson

Into Clean Air

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

Poem on regaining hope and vigor.

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poem, poetry, hope, life, revival

Remote Moments

Posted on Jan 25, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Poem about getting past apathy and taking control.

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poem, poetry, apathy, entropy, control
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