Blinddream

One Tree Short Of A Forest

Blinddream

Blinddream
Location
Mississippi, United States of America
Birthday
February 08
Title
An Ordinary Soul
Company
if they leave early
Bio
"Under the circumstances... are more circumstances." Born and raised in Wisconsin...23 years in Upstate New York and retired in Mississippi. Viet Nam 69-70 44th Scout Dog Platoon 25th Division Printer of magazines for 30 years. Published Poet. All pieces posted are original works of mine therefore copywritten. These pieces are soley for the reader's enjoyment and cannot be reproduced without the author's consent.

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DECEMBER 23, 2013 4:52PM

A Different Kind Of Christmas Tree

 

 

 A Different Kind Of Christmas Tree

 

Blinddream

12/2013

 

Phillip’s grandpa died in Vietnam but left his grandmother with two sons. His Uncle Richard became a dentist in Brookfield, Illinois where the family’s roots were and Phillip’s dad joined th… Read full post »

DECEMBER 1, 2013 6:59PM

On This First Day Of December


 

On This First Day Of December

 

On this first day of December I’ll go drifting back

to a place where I grew up quite near the railroad track… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 27, 2013 2:51PM

Thanksgiving 2013


 

Thanksgiving 2013

 

We all prepare a meal far too great it always seems

while others on this planet are quite thankful for their dreams,

because the feast which… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 22, 2013 7:53AM

Mother (still working your magic)


 

Mother (still working your magic)

 

You seem a distant memory from some place long ago

I knew you as a child once where winter bled white snow

and… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 18, 2013 6:51AM

On Football


 

On Football

 

Upon the hill I stand in disbelief

for the battle has been lost;

pillars of smoke rise

like so many victorious arms

of… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 16, 2013 8:20AM

Souls Upon The Mist


 

Souls Upon The Mist

 

I love those snowy mornings when a fog sets on the plain

 

and I search the whitened mist for those departed souls… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 15, 2013 9:26AM

Owl Observations


 

Owl Observations

 

I’ve been an owl in a tree

hidden by those snow filled branches

quietly observing

from my place on high

and when… Read full post »

OCTOBER 29, 2013 7:18AM

All Hallows Night


 

All Hallows Night

 

Mist lies one foot off of the ground

ears search for any odd sound

bag in one hand, dressed like a ghoul

Read full post »
OCTOBER 26, 2013 10:34AM

Acorns Fall


 
 

Acorns Fall

 

Come sit in silence as they drop

and listen to the acorns fall,

impending snow for some I know,

for others cool, brisk mornings,… Read full post »

OCTOBER 25, 2013 9:22AM

Marketing The Final Quarter


 
 

Marketing The Final Quarter

 

Orange orbs aglow

spider webs, both real

and manufactured,

add to what we’ve come to know

that Halloween is… Read full post »

OCTOBER 23, 2013 8:27AM

A Homeless Dream


 
 

A Homeless Dream

 

I dreamt that I was hungry and awoke;

short trip to the refrigerator put my mind at ease

for though I had the… Read full post »

OCTOBER 20, 2013 9:02AM

A Fowl Lesson


 
 

A Fowl Lesson

 

Cardinal and Blue Jay scolded me this dawn

just before eyes opened to an early morning yawn

I looked outside to my surprise at… Read full post »

OCTOBER 19, 2013 9:30AM

Pitiful Rain


 
 

Pitiful Rain

 

A dripping from the heaven’s;

almost a pitiful rain

falling on the fallen

now brown with hints of

amber, orange… Read full post »

OCTOBER 18, 2013 7:49AM

Frost


 
 

Frost

 

A blanket of frost is nature’s pause

to a hectic life of green

but it comes to say

it’s quite OK

to… Read full post »

OCTOBER 16, 2013 9:10AM

The Now


 
 

The Now

 

I’ve written about life and death;

two subjects close to me,

so different they weigh in mind

much like the land and sea… Read full post »

OCTOBER 14, 2013 8:39AM

Quiet


 
 

Quiet

 

After all the noise has rested for the day

I find the quiet in a quiet place

and then we play

 … Read full post »

OCTOBER 12, 2013 10:26AM

Things


 
 

Things

 

We accumulate things throughout our life

from houses and on down

perhaps the very rich indeed could purchase their own town

but all these things… Read full post »

OCTOBER 9, 2013 7:11AM

Adrift


 
 

Adrift

 

Gently rocks the boat of thought,

rhythmic to my soul

tended gracefully by a gentle breeze

while I search horizon,

seeking answers… Read full post »

OCTOBER 7, 2013 8:32AM

The Subway Wall Chronicles


 
 

 

The Subway Wall Chronicles

 

It would appear we wane within ourselves,

for core beliefs dwindle

and the wind grows cold… Read full post »

OCTOBER 4, 2013 7:18AM

Drifting


 
 

Drifting

 

Lost in a sea of thought

I grab on to a noun floating aimlessly

until the next comfortable verb

propels me along… Read full post »

OCTOBER 4, 2013 5:45AM

Opal


 

Opal

 

I watched as life left her,

from a living, vibrant tree

to driftwood

on a raging sea of pain;

no sense… Read full post »

OCTOBER 3, 2013 8:36AM

Effigy Of Man


 
 

Effigy Of Man

 

Scarecrow on a barren field of cornstalk stubble

seems so lonesome as he stares,

watching seven crows pass by

underneath a cool… Read full post »

OCTOBER 3, 2013 6:07AM

Down The Aisle


 
 

Down The Aisle

 

We take so many walks in life with someone or alone

and so it came in later years I found me back at home… Read full post »

OCTOBER 2, 2013 7:42AM

Over Hill And Dale


 
 

Over Hill And Dale

 

The traveling man sees many a thing

which often leads the heart to sing,

for the beauty of a smiling face… Read full post »

SEPTEMBER 12, 2013 3:06PM

Weekend Fiction Club - The Last Car

The Last Car
 

The Last Car

 

09/2013

Blinddream

 

The first car after the engine held five dead bodies. The engineer was dead as well but not by my hand.… Read full post »