I recently finished a chronological watchthrough of the Disney animated features—a long and fun project, starting with Snow White and going all the way to Encanto. I skipped some by choice and added a few by DisneyToons (most notably A Goofy Movie), and …

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If you haven’t figured it out by now, two of my interests are cosmic horror and Michigan history. Today’s poem, a haribun (basically poetic prose followed by a haiku), incorporates both. For the record, the Great Lakes have had a …

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I wrote this one in honor of two good friends who got married last week. (Hopefully they saw it in the card before they see it here.) Artists’ Hands Originally written April 26, 2022 Two sets of artists’ hands. One …

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Today’s poem is another from the November 2020 Poem a Day challenge, this time to the prompt of Lucky. No real reason for sharing it today. Enjoy. The Cowboy Originally written November 13, 2020 The cowboy said, “I’m just lucky, …

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Guys, I failed you. For the first time since June 2017 I failed to post a weekly poem. (I almost failed once before, but I posted an apology haiku on Facebook that afternoon and posted it on my blog that …

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Yesterday a few of us played a nice lovely almost seven hour game of Arkham Horror on Tabletop Simulator. We were within spitting distance of victory, but in the end, Yog-Sothoth entered our world and destroyed us. Sorry, everyone. We …

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  Gimli, my puppy, turns one on Monday (Pi Day). Or at least he will if he survives that long. The jury’s still out. Puppy ownership has been more difficult than I expected. I honestly don’t know how much is …

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Today’s poem, from the November 20 Poem a Day challenge, goes out to the surprising number of people I know who have applied for or changed jobs in the last few months. This Time Originally Written November 7, 2020 “This …

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