I’m thinking of Marie on Everybody Loves Raymond, but it is common to show a parent (almost always the mom) as the reason a character is emotionally stunted.
Many years ago, I met Louis V Clark III. He is a poet. However, when I met him, it took a back seat to his family. He worked on a county road crew and would write up poems to put in a baggy and attach to culverts. Recently, he has found success. The Wisconsin Historical … Continue reading The True Wisconsin Poet
Please enjoy and share these poems of mine.
By Thomas Cannon
Yes I want you back in my life Yes I’ve got questions that Yes I know you don’t want to talk about Yes I know that is my fault Yes I want things back to normal Yes I want things to be like they were, but Yes, its seems like a conversation is needed Yes is my answer if you ask me to skip it Yes, having you around is all I need Yes I think you need more Yes I think not clearing the air is not saying Yes to life, but so is this nothing, this sadness Yes, this makes me sad Yes I will keep it to myself because Yes, I don’t want to burden you Yes Its because I want happiness for you Yes I will stop this uncomfortable conversation, if Yes is your answer to coming back.
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Ecotherapy reminded me of my childhood, where I was used to fields and red barns. I don’t think that life is simpler than an urban one. Yet it is closer to nature and with less manufactured things around you. It is healthier and if you strive to be one, it does help you to be a poet.
A special message is a poem and it is in our life events we sometimes find the most beautiful poetry.
Broken and distrusting: why Americans are pulling away from the daily news A Reuters Institute survey found that a rising number of people are avoiding the news or just don’t believe it A person wearing a mask squats to check his phone in Grand Central Terminal in New York City. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters Chris McGreal […]Broken … Continue reading Broken and distrusting: why Americans are pulling away from the daily news. Source: The Guardian — Who Watches the Watchers?
not giving up is the key to losing that sense of being overwhelmed
This probably describes me and my listening skills. Apparently I have to cook something for Dinner tonight. Angie (Musslini) also instructed me on …Listening Disguised As A Nod.
On July 13th and 20th, I am facilitating a poetry workshop in Winneconne, WI. Its sponsored by the Museum of Writing Instruments and they have this interesting idea of combining poetry with calligraphy. The person in charge emailed me this: "A few people at the calligraphy session were wondering if you'll give them a subject … Continue reading Poetry is Not Intimidating