Monthly Archives: January 2016

deep water – January 29

1.29.2016 long languid strokes stretch easy down the pool   overhead pipe keeps the body in line through the scull.   breathe. slow, steady unhurried. pace, pace, pause.   let the mind drift while the body moves.   calming minutes … Continue reading

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watching faces remember – January 28

1.18.2016 [watching faces remember] watching faces remember   youth and heroes and yearnings   a tweak at the corner of a mouth sharpening of an eye, the grin   something fresh and clean of ideals still held after, especially after … Continue reading

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Hoppy come home – January 28

1.28 Hop-Along-Cassidy smiled his hard smile, eyes like diamonds, so deadly and cool.   Hold it or else, were the words left unspoken no need to utter the message was clear.   Where has it gone now that either-or clearness … Continue reading

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Old cowboys – January 26

1.26.2016 Old cowboys make me happy   astride their movied range   I know they weren’t the real west   but I loved them just the same.   Good won out the bad guys fell   they always got us … Continue reading

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believer – January 24

1.24.2016 I believe in science — it is not enough I believe in the human story — it is not enough I believe in the leadings of my heart — it is not enough   cold and harsh hot and … Continue reading

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non-original sins – January 22

1.22.2016 dead bodies in the streets wounded pleading faces, our enemies at the mercy of our whim   seeing our fantasies play out in real life is not always pretty or ennobling.   what evil lurks in the hearts of … Continue reading

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Intermittentcy – January 21

Hello friends, Some intermittentcy (is that a word?!) coming up this month, as my writing energies are channeling into a six week course on The Story of The Silver Screen Cowboys that I’m teaching at UofMinnesota’s OLLI program starting next … Continue reading

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