Category Archives: Family

Brian Haws, Clarence Clemons and other hard acts to follow

Being on the opposite side politically, racially or sexually to most of the people around you has got to be one of the hardest things to do. To remain morally sane when the world around you is not, to speak … Continue reading

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Family

To even begin this post, I guess I have to let you know that I spent a great deal of my early teenage years watching music videos.  I recorded the ones I enjoyed (and occasionally, the ones my parents loved … Continue reading

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Samhain – 2006

Lighting candles this Samhain for lives lived close to me I grieve for those taken too soon and who left behind Mysteries of form and fire for us to dwell on Sadly during long nights of dark and chill Being … Continue reading

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Autumn April 2010

Flesh of my flesh Woman who held me so close Within her for nine months And then who held me For all of my life I am here now miles away Too far to be any good Too near not … Continue reading

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Merlin too 2005

Merlin seems to have appointed himself Guardian of my sleep Tonight he sits on the altar next to Bast Statue and cat in identical poses, One facing out; The other towards the window He must have been practising To get … Continue reading

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Merlin

Dappled fur in the long grass A white whisker against green A sudden move, a launch a Pounce and your prey slips by, Unseen I wonder often how you turn From child to hunter, an art How your charm and … Continue reading

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