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Requiem

Been walking my mind to an easy time my back turned towards the sun Lord knows when the cold wind blows it’ll turn your head around Well, there’s hours of time on the telephone line to talk about things to … Continue reading

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What a Bunch of HIQs

You had to be a big shot, din’cha? Had to open up your mouth Billy Joel, “Big Shot” I am a person who puts a lot of weight on words. In order to communicate, words have to mean something specific. … Continue reading

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Itself

Drove the night toward my home The place that I was born, on the lakeside As daylight broke, I saw the earth The trees had burned down to the ground Peter Gabriel “Don’t Give Up” I am afraid. I am … Continue reading

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Auld Lang Syne

There I am in younger days, stargazing, Painting picture perfect maps Of how my life and love would be. Not counting the unmarked paths of misdirection My compass, faith in love’s perfection. I missed a million miles of road I … Continue reading

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Moat

Nobody’s found a way behind your defenses They never notice the zap gun in your hand Until you’re pointing it and stunning their senses Billy Joel “Sleeping With The Television On” [post updated— see end] In the course of the … Continue reading

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Super Power

When I was a kid I was big into superheroes. I read comics, especially Superman, Batman, and that whole DC crew. I also, as you might imagine, spent a lot of time daydreaming what it would be like to have … Continue reading

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Cascade

Honesty is such a lonely word; Everyone is so untrue. Billy Joel, “Honesty” Over the years since it happened, I have come to think that the event itself was the least of the problem. It was the aftermath that caused … Continue reading

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The Road to La Mancha

It has occurred to me just recently that I don’t really…. dream, anymore. Once upon a time, I had images in my head that I might be a writer. A musician. That energy of youth when the world lies at … Continue reading

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Code of Silence

For over a decade I’ve been slowly eaten alive.  The fact that noone knows what happened has made it bearable; and at the same time the act of keeping it hidden has allowed that single incident fester and destroy far more than it could have if… Continue reading

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