Tag Archives: poetry

on poetry

“so far as i am concerned, poetry and every other art was and is and forever will be strictly and distinctly a question of individuality…poetry is being, not doing. if you wish to follow, even at a distance, the poet’s calling (and here, as always, i speak from my own totally biased and entirely personal […]

No Surrender

Some of you know that I’ve taken up boxing this year. I recently commented privately about my workout routine. In that comment, I included a poem that distills part of my mental process while training. It deals with the issue of quitting. I’ve been pushing the workouts pretty dang hard and in new directions. It […]

Miles to Go

This morning at toastmasters, Tony delivered an excellent interpretive reading talk on Robert Frost’s Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening. I remember the last stanza from the 1977 movie Telefon starring Charles Bronson.

“I know you”

Broken fist on bended knee. Behind closed doors, where no one can see Who you really are. But, I know…

“Just for today”

I could be lonely today. Just for today… I won’t.

Memory of You…

Surprise… I was not looking; There you were.