Monthly Archives: April 2020

Journal Entry # 178 – Together, We Will Overcome

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. – Helen Keller

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Bike Writer # 38 – Guess Who’s Getting a New Bike?

“Nothing compares to the simple pleasure of riding a bike” – John F Kennedy Hey everybody, I teased this a few entries ago and I just made good on it. Well, I did this past Saturday night as I could not wait anymore. I had to do it. Since the lockdown, it’s been a bit of a task […]

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Dukes of Habit

Irish nightwith a few black beers for luckstood elbow to elbow in the midst of strange drunkardsthree sheets to the windplacing little wagers before the clock struckand the tender turns us awaylike the last three nights we’ve been

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Quarantine (Haiku)

Picking rain touchesseen there beyond the windowblending with our tears

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Journal Entry # 177 – If You Think About It

We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think. Words are secondary. Thoughts live; they travel far. – Swami Vivekananda

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Unbroken

Dead of winteras the winds howlI’m still out there searching for youfootprints quickly coverforgetting how far I’ve comemy hands, no longer feelmy breath, stolenmy eyes, blinded by this stormmy heart, almost emptymy will…unbroken

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Journal Entry # 176 – Sometimes A Spot is More Than Just a Spot

Insight emerges out of silence. – B. D. Schiers

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The Quiet Path

I dream some daysof getting lost in the pathalong the quiet way homeway past the halfway evergreenunder those forest peekaboosjust to listen to the river as it runs

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Journal Entry # 175 – Alone But Inspired By So Much

Without great solitude, no serious work is possible. – Pablo Picasso

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Pool Boys

A cold beer ran down my lips, to my chinin a moment I knew would last a lifetimethere was a pool table…balls rackedready for a breaksome girl singing on the radiowe both sang a few of the wordsthose we could rememberall night we competedbest in banter, best in billards, best in brew,butnever best in friendsthat […]

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