poetry

Invictus ~ William Ernest Henley,

I don't recall ever being so struck to the core by a poem... Invictus ~ William Ernest Henley Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not...

Miss Pepper Pita Pepperidge

My wife LaRonda wrote this adorable poem about our cat, "Miss Pepper Pita Pepperidge," then paired the verses with pictures in this video. It's really quite charming--I'm not just saying that. It will give you a chuckle. Pepper, sometimes known as Pita, came to us...

With Kit, Age 7, at the Beach

I discovered this poem by William Stafford a few years before becoming a father. I remember it striking a chord in me then. I read the poem again after becoming a father...and by the last line I was weeping... With Kit, Age 7 at the Beach By William Stafford We would...

Keep me in your heart (for awhile) ~ Warren Zevon ~ Lyrics

Warren Zevon ~ Keep Me in Your Heart ~ I didn't discover this poignant, moving song by the late Warren Zevon until after my Mom died. It would have been the perfect tribute...And all that she would have asked. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6dscsGRjpxk keep me in...

Miss Pepper Pita Pepperidge

My wife LaRonda wrote this adorable poem about our cat, "Miss Pepper Pita Pepperidge," then paired the verses with pictures in this video. It's really quite charming--I'm not just saying that. It will give you a chuckle. Pepper, sometimes known as Pita, came to us...

With Kit, Age 7, at the Beach

I discovered this poem by William Stafford a few years before becoming a father. I remember it striking a chord in me then. I read the poem again after becoming a father...and by the last line I was weeping... With Kit, Age 7 at the Beach By William Stafford We would...