Sunday, April 29, 2012

Pioneer Spirit

The subject of ghosts and ghost towns is always of interest and one that allows the imagination to run wild. Here in Arizona we have our share of mining towns that were abandoned when their mines closed because the minerals that were being mined ran out.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Blank Jim

The circumstances surrounding today’s poem are quite unusual to say the least. Awhile back I was awakened from a deep sleep by a strange dream. As usual, upon returning to the real world, the details of the dream were fuzzy. One thing was very clear, however…..the main character in the dream.

Sunday, April 15, 2012


Lighthouses have played an important part in the early days of commerce by sea. Starting out with a bonfire on shore then, a fire on an elevated structure and, eventually, a light on a tower.

Sunday, April 8, 2012

A Dog for Jesus

This week as Christians around the world are celebrating Easter, it seemed fitting to do a poem about Easter. After several writing attempts involving the Easter bunny, colored eggs and the obvious religious theme, I was left with nothing worth publishing!

Sunday, April 1, 2012


Today’s photo, which was found on the internet, can be viewed with mixed emotions. My first thought was that of a loyal and loving companion anxiously waiting for her master to return.