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A Shade of Ash # 16 – A Thought in Passing

Farewell my uncle. I never knew you, but I will never forget you. Life has a strange way of displacing what could have been. Death has taught me this. – Ash

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Days In Our Lives Together

I was with you for a whileevery one of those moments I playback when I think of youwhen my heart is calling out for yours to hearyour skin a shade of an angelhair…I remember its smell tucked close under my chinwhen you smiled the whole world became happyand those eyes they kept exploding my heart […]

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Me and the End of Summer

Red sky evenings I remember them stretched highway at eight o’clock over the overpass to watch  there is one last summer night coming out to play my pace quickens to catch up traffic flies by this one road boy who is wandering far from what he can recognizeadventure must be the same no matter where you are until I pass by an old train […]

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Something About Today # 3

I remember nights growing up where a neighbourhood street light made for the perfect set piece to the play of summer. – Ash

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Bike Writer # 57 – I Ashore You, It’s Good Advice!

Having a good day starts with wanting to in the first place. So, when the focus is happiness, just try your best to finish what you’ve started. – Ash

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A Harbour Night

Boats sway nestled to portquietly breaking the ocean toward the shoreits laps catch my ear then, I seeI watch as the moorings dripcounting seconds for no reasonhigh over in the charcoaling skychimney smoke rises, strangling the hillsthere…blips of buoy lights reach north and southtomorrow to be a beautiful daythis, a story, a grandfather tale to […]

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Just Before The Bridge

four shadows passing by midnight the king, the jack, the ace, and the joker pushing and shoving…jousting in jest their laughter lulling the moon as street lights froze everything in timeand the world just slept shuffle and stroll in the wake of the chopping shorethey poked and praised, challenged some more free until the sun began to peek then they retreat with […]

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A Night That Almost Lost Tomorrow

That night was eternal drifting toward a forever sleep voices falling faintthoughts of tomorrow escaping  with time slipping away I walked toward a light I was not scared to followbody still euphoria right therebut before the final second of a wasted life I found my soul it told me I was not brokengave me the strength to awakenpromising another day to make up my mind

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Shade of Ash # 11 – Albert James Douglas

What we have once enjoyed we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us. – Helen Keller

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Young Summer

took a walk-in summer grass picked a blade, made a sound the air was country wild strawberries sweet like lazy cats we lay for hours In the filthy hot, in the no time afternoons sometimes on the highway to anywhere I had never been, now I was away from home, but home In a holiday dusk I remember watching mosquitos dance we hid in quiet as the sun […]

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