Monthly Archives: August 2014

Endling

A century ago, the zoo In Cincinnati bade adieu To Martha, whose one claim to fame Was, she was last to bear the name E. migratorius, because No pigeons since were what she was. Her sendoff wasn’t fine or grand: … Continue reading

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Home Coming Home

Chunks of wet in coolish air? That’s Oregon, right? I’ve been there! Remember when we had a lawn? Yeah, that was fun. Too bad it’s gone. We’ve sweltered in the sun for weeks. The thing about blue skies? No leaks. … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit, That Is

Scorching temps mean fitful slumber; Cooler nights ensure more rest, At least for me. The perfect number? I’d say 69’s the best.

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But It Doesn’t Have A Remote

Nothing on the DVR. I need. I need! I need! I can’t think what my options are. Oh, wait…I learned to read!

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TV-ing And Nothingness

The work, the work, to come this far The obstacles to where we are Were legion and they’ve left a scar But like the magi with the star We crested ben and mastered mar To top the ever-rising bar: We’ve … Continue reading

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So Gibt

Ich habe eine Schwester Aber, ach, kein Bruder. I could tell you what that means, But not to would be ruder.

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Baby Steps

Improvement is the goal; perfection Tends to lend the wrong inflection To an aspiration, so Improvement is the way to go. Every day I hope to be A slightly better brand of me Than I’ve achieved the day before– More … Continue reading

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