Archive for July, 2012

Farmer’s Lament

Summer has set in, but we had a beautiful spring and early summer here in our part of Texas—mild temperatures, and lots of rain—but I’m seeing reports that isn’t the case in much of the country this year. We’re being warned of high produce and meat prices, due to drought conditions in the heartlands. I wrote this poem many years ago—probably during another drought—but it fits those rainless areas again this year.

I’m posting it on dVerse Poets Pub’s Open Link Night this afternoon. Some of you saw it when I posted it last year, but I know many of you haven’t seen it yet. I’m also adding an audio version  (<– click here)this time around, so even if you’ve read the poem, I hope you’ll check out the reading of it by yours truly (that’d be me).

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I Want To Be Rich! ~ July 31

I Want To Be Rich!

Well, sort of. Read the rest of this entry »

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What Do I Do Now? ~ July 30

What Do I Do Now?

Don’t be skeert! Read the rest of this entry »

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I Have Seen the Enemy ~ July 29

I Have Seen the Enemy

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My Bad! ~ July 28

My Bad!

Even when it’s not? Read the rest of this entry »

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Tears of Joy ~ July 27

Tears of Joy

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I Want it Now! ~ July 26

I Want it Now!

Sound familiar? Read the rest of this entry »

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Fill ‘er Up Joe, and Off You Go ~ July 25

Fill ‘er Up Joe, and Off You Go

It’s not a one time deal! Read the rest of this entry »

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What a Beautiful Day

I try to look at the good stuff, not the bad. I sometimes write about the bad stuff though, because it’s part of life, and needs to be looked at. Seasons come and go, and there is something good in all of them. The same is true of our lives; there will be good times and bad, hot and cold, rain and sunshine. Read the rest of this entry »

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Not Finishing is Not an Option! ~ July 24

Not Finishing is Not an Option!

We must finish the race! Read the rest of this entry »

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