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Blue Waters: An ode to Lake Michigan


BLUE WATERS (An ode to Lake Michigan) by Rick Brown ____________ Sacred blue waters Beckon to me Wherever you are Come to the sea * Crystal blue waters Welcoming me Marvelous vistas For reflective retreat * Blessed blue waters Smile … Continue reading

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Forgotten, But Not Gone


Places without a healthy core Are like a human with no heart Soulless, empty, and shallow Painfully fracturing apart – Stark buildings sit derelict Houses are no longer homes Each a testament to waste Now referred to just in poems … Continue reading

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Solemn Fencepost


Weathered and worn Tattered and torn A solemn wood post Alone and forlorn   Wires barbed and true All rusty, not new Cling to their post Nothing else left to do   Buffeted by winds No one more tends Perishing … Continue reading

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Mile Markers


Positioned along lifeʼs byway Pass them, one-by-one Each a small notation Of memories just begun   …a date, …a friend …a place, …a time Filed away for posterity Postscripts in our mind   Joy, happiness, or sorrow Pleasure, grief, and … Continue reading

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