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Distant Heart, Memorial Day

Distant Heart II Note: I posted this a month ago, and am reposting for Memorial Day.  I also just found this sweet picture of my Mom and Dad from 1942, on his graduation from UMd.  They had just married.  He was commissioned a 2nd … Continue reading

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Distant Heart

Note: I posted this a month ago, and am reposting for Memorial Day.  I also just found this sweet picture of my Mom and Dad from 1942, on his graduation from UMd.  They had just married.  He was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant in … Continue reading

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Wait In The Darkness

What??  A luminescent egg, a lightbulb in a shoulda-been-taken-down Christmas tree?  Close. It’s the full moon, as it was high overhead on Sunday evening, photographed almost straight up through the pine trees.  I was basically playing with the new cam I … Continue reading

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I Love You Ray

 It is Valentines Day (hope you didn’t forget).  Most of us send notes, flowers, sweets and such to friends, family, and lovers.  I do that, too.  And think about Ray.  Cause it’s her birthday.  She was born on Valentines Day in … Continue reading

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Blog Gone

Or rather shift.  More focused.  I am surprised I can spell the word.  Focus.  Focus on this story if you will. I taught 5th grade at a small rural elementary school in the hills of southern Virginia my first year … Continue reading

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Making

      “Making”        by John Paul McNeil My hands and I are thoughts devine awaiting tasks for doing   My heart and mind intertwine to manifest renewing   The Maker Who has made me of Earth and light and time   … Continue reading

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Earth Poem Fest 29th Poem

My daughter Erin was born on May 1.  May Day.  Much Earth energy and history around May Day (you know what to do….Google!).  Not to mention childbirth (ask any mother).            I LOVE YOU         ©  John Paul McNeil    I’ve heard … Continue reading

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Earth Poem Fest 15th Poem

                              Home the esoteric, eclectic would say   is where the heart is What if your heart        is lost? then is home      the lostnest         the lost-nest? Words are funny     aren’t they ha, ha…ha     I would … Continue reading

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Earth Poem Fest 11th Poem

Hunger, that’s why this post is late.  I was curious about all the hype, so I read it, The Hunger Games.  Whoa, I mean, Whoa Up There!  Don’t we have ENOUGH freaking VIOLENCE goin’ on around here?  For instance, on page 151, the Heroin (like … Continue reading

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Earth Year Poem Fest 5th Poem

Methinks I shall go back to a poem put to music, that is, a song.  The post just prior to this, Comfort, was a touch on the rant side.  My apologies.  This one is more a touch of lament, and a plea, … Continue reading

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