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Was That Today?

An Easter anniversary Is never on the date one thinks (Unless one knows astronomy). Great set-up for sit-com hi-jinks!

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18 February 1978

Anniversaries, I fear, Are hard to count. It’s rarely clear How many years have been amassed Since something happened in the past. The ordinal’s what’s problematic. People often give me static When I say, “You’re nine today? Well, have an … Continue reading

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Pearlescent

For thirty years, today, I’ve worn this ring For thirty-nine months more I’d wished it so I’m baffled that you chose to do this thing Yet far more grateful than you’ll ever know Because of you a daughter and a … Continue reading

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Boink

Calvin, back in 1985, Was six years old, which means today he’d be Approaching middle age, but still alive. For Hobbes, the news is less sublime. You see, A tiger in captivity may live A quarter-century or thereabouts. To tally … Continue reading

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1462

Winter Solstice means for me My WordPress anniversary. This is the date in twenty-ten That saw my posting streak begin. Four years straight of random rhyme– A literary waste of time For which I’m thankful every day Despite the dearth … Continue reading

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Enduring Image

So much depends Upon A red canned Soda Sipped with sub Marine Beside the wet Vista

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Diamond

Submarine sandwich. Coca-Cola. Water view. All I see is you.

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