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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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Together

“Hi, are you the John Paul McNeil that taught at Sanville Elementary  in the ’70’s?”  That was the message on FB I got not too long ago from Betty , one of my former students, now a mother, and grandmother. … Continue reading

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Mer

What if you could sing a song in a foreign tongue, unknown to you? Impossible!  It thought so too, until it happened.  A few years ago, I “felt” a song coming in.  This usually happens when I sit with my … Continue reading

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Eve, Come Home

It is International Women’s Day, in this International Women’s Month.  So here is a poem dedicated to the Woman of us All.  And the song, “Come Home”, which inspired this poem (and the song is its own poem).  A lot of … 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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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 28th Poem

Another rainy day here.  But that’s OK.  Rain should always be welcome,  I suppose.  This song/poem welcomes it as well.  As a memory tied to a longing for love christened in the Rain.                  BRING BACK THE RAIN                                                                      ©  John Paul McNeil … Continue reading

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Earth Poem Fest 10th Poem

Whoa !! I gave it my best shot with a poem put to music (otherwise known as a Song) yesterday….nothing.  No response.  Oh, well, some kind blogging soul advised me to be persistent.  And, the Earth is too.  So all is well, … Continue reading

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Earth Year Poem Fest 3rd Poem

A song is poetry put to music.  So here is a song I wrote a few years ago, with an Earthy theme.  The River.  Is The River a literal or figurative River-Mother?  Yes. The River’s Daughter                 © John Paul McNeil  Fell … Continue reading

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