Category Archives: Poetry

Do not go gentle … rage against the dying.

Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Dylan Thomas, 1914 – 1953 Do not go gentle into that good night, Old age should burn and rave at close of day; Rage, rage against the dying of the light. Though … Continue reading

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“My head is bloody, but unbowed.”

Invictus (by William Ernest Henley) Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced … Continue reading

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Feeling Important?

The Indispensible Man by Saxon White Kessinger Sometime when you’re feeling important; Sometime when your ego ‘s in bloom; Sometime when you take it for granted, You’re the best qualified in the room: Sometime when you feel that your going, … Continue reading

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Invictus

Invictus by William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced … Continue reading

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Remembering Mattie J.T. Stepanek

Today marks the 8th anniversary of the death of Mattie Stepanek, American poet and a truly remarkable person. Mattie J.T. Stepanek died on June 22, 2004, just weeks before his 14th birthday, but the impact he made with his short … Continue reading

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Fire and Ice

Feeling like some poetry today. How about Fire and Ice by Robert Frost – Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire. But … Continue reading

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Facebook Non-Friends Of A Sad And Lonely Man

I have previously written on several occasions my thoughts about the troubles that may arise out of the use of Facebook, as have a couple other folks I know. Rather than refer you to all the writings I have made … Continue reading

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