Monthly Archives: July 2013

Mountain Drive

To drive again Up into those hills Past the Rez Mission . And beyond The pavements end To look down . On dry stream beds Marked only By aspens . They have Turned yellow And grasp its edges . Waiting … Continue reading

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The Final Ride

I see Those photographs Color prints And feel a fear . I can feel And smell So much Of what is there . The blazing Orange heat Black smoke Clogging lungs . Burning diesel Vinyl and chrome I know those … Continue reading

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One Week Later

It’s been a week since the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, giving people a chance to actually think about it beyond their initial reactions that night, hopefully you’ve actually taken that time. Now for a brief disclosure:  I’m white.  … Continue reading

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Mexican Coke

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Farewell to the pond

Down there Among the pines I learned to swim Rocks along The shore There forever The glacier Put them there So long ago The raft Is gone And family too So many Of the pines Are cut away Once We … Continue reading

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Forgotten Graves

Deep in the woods There are graves That few ever see In northern woods The old forgotten Farmstead there Out in the Rockies That forest grave Marks an old claim Beyond the horizon Out on the prairie Where freedmen found … Continue reading

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Crosses

I passed our brother’s cross today There on the corner where he died Just seventeen In the wrong place at the wrong time   Yesterday i saw That old ghost bike Along the road where Sammi died One May morning … Continue reading

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Mt. Marcy

I go up there So others  can see What my eyes have seen   The trail presses up Through maple birch and pine Then bracken further on   The last mile I walk across the sky Pressing to that final … Continue reading

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Pickett’s Charge

  When I was about eleven, and my brother was eight, our family watched the entirety of Ken Burns “The Civil War” on VHS in a week, in preparation for a trip from Allentown down to Gettysburg. I was familiar … Continue reading

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