Category Archives: VIEW FROM MY SOAP BOX

LAST (99) WORD (S) for ’21

Sanskrit translation: May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all.   As it often happens when … Continue reading

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MOONSCAPE – A Dose of Nonsense

When you were a kid, did anyone ever stare up at the sky and refer to a crescent moon as God’s toenail clipping? Or suggest to you the moon is made of green cheese? I could understand swiss cheese. Maybe. … Continue reading

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MOLECULARLY SPEAKING…

…we are all that is, was, and ever shall be gas, liquid, solidbustling atoms bond,breeding beings of breath, blood, bone     a convergence of matter = a mass  of varied shapes, colors, sizesfurred, feathered, scaled, petaled, prickly, slick   we … Continue reading

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enVISIONing A WORK-IN-PROGRESS

Every writer has their own modus operandi when they begin a new project. Since my artistic abilities are rather lacking, I like to create a vision board. I browse magazines, scavenge for items in nature, snap photos, rifle through old … Continue reading

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JOE DOG and LOLLIPOP – A Pandemic Memory

JOE!

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A COSMIC DELICACY OF GALACTIC PROPORTION

In a chocolate galaxy, far, far away, the Flavonol3-O-beta-glucoside O-malonyltransferase gather in a non-disclosed location  deep within the dark nether regions of the cocoa nebulae. Their mission: to effect the fabrication of a product so bold, so intense, so indescribably … Continue reading

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WHAT’S GOT MY GOAT TODAY? – The Pet Peeve That Got Away

We all have strong opinions on one thing or another – the issues that get your goat. There are plenty to go around, right? I don’t think I need to list any. You know yours. I know mine. We probably … Continue reading

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‘Tis Time For An Other ‘Twas

‘Twas the day before Christmaswhen I realized this poem ’twas ready for the trash bin(after stifling a whopping groan).But then I asked myself,  “What’s Christmas, without a fun ’twas?”So I grappled with this rhymer thinking, I’ll just add a disclaimer clause. Okay, there … Continue reading

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IF YOU COULD TURN BACK THE SUNDIAL…

…WOULD IT BE to a time when dropping into a rabbit hole was just that— a twisting tumble into a bottomless burrow, a spiralling spin down an endless earthen tunnel,

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SOMEONE PINCH ME – I Think I’ve Woken Up On Mars

From my bed,waning moon glides  across a velvet sky.A planet shimmers nearby,far above the earthandmy head. The Blue Marble rotates. Woke up 7:00 a.m.to pumpkin spice darknessodorlessit took only one dream and half a nightmareto travel theforty-three point seven five six million … Continue reading

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