Category Archives: Poetry

Parable of the Bricks

Photo by Suliman Sallehi When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I knew the … Continue reading

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Above the Park

Originally posted on Big Blue Mouth:
What a hullabaloo! before quiet. Now riot. Cockatoos.

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Welcome, Summer Solstice

Image by Maksym Diachenko Thought for the Week Some love summer best of all Some love it least, it seems But like all creatures great and small* God weaves each summer from His dreams ~Mitch Teemley “Thy eternal summer shall … Continue reading

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My Life of Radical Idealism in Spain

When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I was young and in love–with whatever I … Continue reading

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Lost in Barcelona

Image courtesy of Rosanna Piano When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I got off … Continue reading

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My Journey to Barcelona

Plaza Cataluña (xixerone.com) When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. I’d decided to go to … Continue reading

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The Girl on the Train to Paris

Photo credit: Huffpost.com When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. My life of decadent sensualism … Continue reading

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Blueberry Muffins and the End of Everything

Originally posted on It is all Connected:
My three youngest daughters were all up early today. They were spread out in the living room. One reading, one drawing, and one on the iPad. “What muffins today?” they asked. We have…

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My Life of Decadent Sensualism in Paris

Photo by sugarandspice at instagram.com When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. My life of … Continue reading

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When Your Dream Runs Out of Steam

Photo by Second Crop Creative When I was a young man, I began searching for the meaning of life. Along the way, I wrote a travel journal, a mix of prose and poetry, and labelled it Fool’s Odyssey. My life of … Continue reading

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