Category Archives: Humor

Gurgle burp

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
This is the first concrete poem I ever created. It’s in the shape of a Coke bottle & was included in my poetry book titled, “Nostalgia, Naturally,” published through Authorhouse (Copyright 2007). I hope you enjoy! The ancient eavesdropper View … Continue reading

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Creative outlets

Humans are so curious, sticking their brains into  creative outlets, getting the shock of their life & living to  tell about it.

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Blowing up the alphabet

Poets are animal balloon artists twisting dialogue with every breath, shifting the shape of perce ption.

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Saving face

Try to stifle a laugh, nix a sneeze or calm a hiccup, life still sounds funny wearing a straight face.

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Semi-Wordless Wednesday: Our Izzy puppy

How could I not say a few words about our Izzy puppy? She is an interesting mix — part Beagle (ears, nose and tail), part Corgi (long body, short legs). She has the herding instinct of a Corgi and the … Continue reading

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Redefining inspiration

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You know you’re a poet when mundane moments conjure extraordinary words that redefine people’s perception of inspiration.

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Kneading Play-doh into poetry

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
Presently, my brain needs to knead an idea, inner muse a masseuse managing to massage moments into meaning. What odd finger-like folds apply pressure to perception, pushing me to pause and position my pathos like acupuncture…

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Bonehenge

How our doggies can tell it’s treat time

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The solar equation

The solar equation In celebration of the sunshine that graces Corvallis, Oregon and next week’s They Might Be Giants concert in Portland, I have re-blogged a concrete poem and TMBG music video that will put a sparkle in your eye, … Continue reading

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There’s an ant in my honey

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Disclaimer:  No ants were harmed during the making of this poem.   Ants on the countertop, where did they come from? Dancing about as if doing the tango.   I thought and I pondered…

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