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Ode to Coffee Oh, coffee, you reborative drink, Without you my mind would be lost, I think. Fairest of beverages, fruit of the bean, What morning, with clarity, without you is seen? You hot steamy blessing, you dark bitter brew, … Continue reading

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Winston had a large black dog It followed him about While Winston slept It chased his dreams Or lay there round and stout It licked his face It bit his hand It growled It snarled It smelt It gnawed away … Continue reading

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I was very young when I first realized I had super-powers. I can remain invisible for extended periods of time. Junior High, for example. I can bend time and space so as to be alone in crowded rooms. I have … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner Lent I tried to get up early to pray. No luck. I tried to quit smoking. I added “so much” I tried to fast. That ended quickly. The word “try” is my mortal enemy. All the times I’ve … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner Back when your parents were married And Tonka Trucks were made of metal And you could stomp for clams right behind the house And you could hike all day and not get lost And school was fun And … Continue reading

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Poetry Corner When I was a boy I thought there were People in the TV, Acting out the parts. The flying monkeys of Oz Scared me terribly, And I wondered how they Ever got in there. The ad for angel … Continue reading

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Thanks to Fr. Jim for posting this poem by St. Augustine, which I shamelessly reproduce here: Late have I loved Thee, O Beauty so ancient and so new, late have I loved Thee! And, behold, Thou wert within me and … Continue reading

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