Out of The Hat

Making the Ordinary, Extraordinary

Summer

Summer comes in bright and yellow, bright bobbing flowers call out “Hello!” For cheer is here in this sunny world, and black eyed susans join in accord. What do you … Continue reading

May 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

A New Angle

I’ve been playing around with experimental photography, as you’d know if you saw Night Lights. Today we are looking at shots taken from odd angles of a bridge over the … Continue reading

April 16, 2014 · 2 Comments

Improving Our Libraries

I feel that libraries are being crowded out by instant streaming and monthly subscription unlimited ebook plans. They’re sort of the dinosaurs of government, moving right up there with the … Continue reading

March 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Mystery

“Any word yet on what’s causing it?” The clock in the corner hit the hour, letting out a deep gong sound.             The other man shook his head. “Your highness, … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Teenagers

Comes in like the plague Clear out the pantry Leave with new mudprints I don’t know about you, but this looks like an average dinner to me a few years … Continue reading

February 22, 2014 · 2 Comments

Fare Thee Well My Friend

Here I swim around. Fun is hardly found ’round here. No friends and rare food. That may be the life of the sad beta fish above, but a much larger … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · 2 Comments

Snow

Snow, snow, snow. Snow that falls in drifts and creeps into my heart, snow that you ball up but promptly falls apart. Snow that swirls and moves as the wind … Continue reading

February 8, 2014 · 4 Comments

Dunegrass

In sunlight and starlight they sit by the sea They look at the ocean, And they look at me. They dance and sway with the whims of the wind, They … Continue reading

February 2, 2014 · 3 Comments

In The Night

I thought I’d do a sequel to an earlier post, Night Lights. My experiment with distorted night views proved oddly popular, so I thought I’d bring some more out of … Continue reading

January 18, 2014 · 3 Comments

Night Lights

I thought you might like these photos. I took them at night, without adding any stabilizing. This is what the world looks like to me when I take off my … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

Snow

Snow. Drifting, Falling. Twists and turns, leaps and bounds, snow balls whizzing through the air. Winter. Snow takes you there. And when it is cold, And the fire is cozy, … Continue reading

December 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

Life as a Game Character

I`ve been inspired by another writer`s devious idea. What if life were a video game? How would you be classified as a character? I`ve thought about many random things in … Continue reading

November 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Poetry Badges

Existing Poetry Badges+Competitions in the Blogosphere I like badges. They are shiny, and they make you feel good. Badges are those little things that say, “Yes, Ive done something with … Continue reading

November 3, 2013 · 9 Comments

Time

In distance is time, In time is pleasure, in waiting and thinking we find a great treasure. Patience is found in time, time is found in life, so we have … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

The pen that Hovers

Always doth my pen hover As I shelter from frightful weather. There I wait, A drop falls. Still my muse Refuses to call. How can I correct Spent ink all … Continue reading

October 7, 2013 · 1 Comment

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