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WILD HONEY

WILD HONEY You are to me as wild honey. The thought of you fills my mind with such sweet singing I fear my heart will burst with the wonder of it. You are to me as a quiet stream flowing … Continue reading

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THE LITTLE GIRLS’ ROOM

            Once a week I brought my guitar to the nursing home and sang for those residents who were unable to come to the dining room for programs or for Church on Sundays.  I’d listened as aphasic stroke patients who … Continue reading

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“I”

‘I’  I built me a house and I said, “I have created this! I am something!’ And God smiled. I took me a wife and I said, “Now I am complete! I am something!” And God sighed. I built me … Continue reading

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VIEW FROM TOMORROW

Life was not always like this for me, you know. There was a time – oh there was a time! I marched with the best of them!   I flew those silver birds through hell and brought them back every … Continue reading

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THE CITADEL

My soul is a crystal pool locked in a high mountain valley. The singing clarity of thought seeks ever to move into the flood of kindred awareness.   A single stream flows from my citadel, as words and music bear … Continue reading

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BATTLES

 We speak of battles bravely fought on this Remembrance day. We speak of those who went to war and gave their lives away. It’s right that we remember them, and raise Old Glory high. It’s right to speak of daring … Continue reading

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IF I GAIN THE WHOLE WORLD

  When I was a young man, just barely seventeen, I thought someday that I might rule the world. With everything I wished for my life would be a song; and everything would be just as I planned!   Oh, … Continue reading

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