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Since September 29, 2006
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I'm a 57 year old father/grandfather and I reside in South Central Kansas. I write poems that rhyme mostly, and have a couple attempts at free verse, plus one short story. "A poem is never finished- only abandoned." Paul Valery
This is an elegy I wrote for our son who suffered from PTSD. He shot himself 01-29-2020
Rated: 18+
~249 Words
Tragedy, Death, Personal
Type: Poetry
Updated about a year ago
Fun for everyone but me- just forget my birthday, please!
Rated: E
~230 Words
Personal, Satire, Comedy
Type: Poetry
Updated 6 years ago
My first attempt at free verse
Rated: 18+
~123 Words
Death, Tragedy, Experience
Type: Poetry
Updated 6 months ago
    Rated: ASR · Family · #2061639
    First attempt at a short story. That box held a lot more than just my material trinkets.
    Rated: E · Philosophy · #2051865
    4 quatrains, 8 syl. per line Some advice to my 3 teenagers in '95. Modern day Polonius?
    Rated: E · Inspirational · #2032257
    7-6 7-6 ABAB
    Rated: ASR · Tribute · #2022053
    A tribute to my mentor- Robin Williams 12 syl. per line. AABB
    Rated: E · Military · #1777806
    A letter to our American Servicemen and Servicewomen.
    Rated: E · Other · #1650539
    The not sure of their genre poems.
    Rated: E · Other · #1650534
    Spiritual and Supernatural poems
    Rated: E · Contest · #1566986
    Needing some work, but fun stories- (poems)
    Rated: E · Nature · #1566566
    Nature poems -
    Rated: GC · Dark · #1566559
    Elegy's, and my dark side, poems written enduring sad times.
    Rated: E · Nature · #2230560
    A mini vacation, immensely helping me find my muse again. 12 syl per line, ABAB
    Rated: 18+ · Military · #2228040
    Fictional story about Vietnam War. One never knows if it is truly fictional.
    Rated: 18+ · Tragedy · #2212681
    This is an elegy I wrote for our son who suffered from PTSD. He shot himself 01-29-2020
    Rated: E · Contest Entry · #2201358
    For September 2019 Senior Citizens Forum Contest
    Rated: 13+ · Death · #2151133
    An elegy for my older sister who passed away Dec. 19th, 2017 AABB 12 syllables per line.
    Rated: E · Contest · #2109114
    Haiku contest- my first attempt...Nature prompt Ok, my 3 attempts.
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