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Barking In The Dark

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Yesterday, laundries in and around our nation’s capital – as well as those of the very finest hotels, were kept buzzing deep into the early morning hours in a feverish attempt to get all the necessary sheets laundered, starched, and ironed, in order that the many delegates to the ultra-conservative Values Voters Summit could appear presentable. The summit will run until September 11th – at which time its closing will be marked by a real-time mass water-boarding demonstration of 100 immigrants – each being paid $10 to participate.

Gushed one attendee; “One always desires to wear a freshly laundered white sheet and hood, and in that vein, I should personally like to commend Ah Fong’s over on Main Street for their excellent ironing abilities. Those chinks  can really press a sheet.”

Scheduled speakers – besides Donald Trump and running mate Mike Pence – will include Senators Tim Scott and…

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Happy 6th Birthday ..

reminders of your mama when I look at your face

she was 6 happy and full of all the imaginings of a little girl

she had dolls and stuffed animals as friends..

just like you..

then three days after her 6th birthday I had to tell her

“daddy’s gone to heaven”

he didn’t make her birthday party, I don’t know why

we had a fight on the phone

he may have  lied

and now the memories

are back again

the box within my heart and soul

has opened

I weep for him

and all the times I tried to help

and finally gave up..

“if you die Grandma I won’t have any Grandmas” she said

be still, be still

there could never be enough apologies, there can be no real forgiveness

she was an innocent, just like you

and I would have done anything to protect her


free bird

you were always beautiful yet did not see yourself as such

never forgetting the mother who pulled on your nose

when she came to visit you

in the “Home “.

Or the job you were given to sweep the stairs

because you were “stocky”.

Then it was the man who mocked the crafts

that you excelled at

because you did not share his love of books

and when the drink took over

he did not read anyway.

To me you were the best at everything

it was I who could never measure up

we  sadly sometimes teach our daughters

the everyday struggles to be good enough

To me  you were always more than good

and we had months to mend it all

Today’s the  day you flew away

in May

a beautiful  bird at last..


love you always and forever mom






Fairy Queen- some songs from the forest

old meTeri music from long ago..still the same me  sharing songs recorded long ago on an old cassette player with a dear friend Billy McEwan. Memories …

washing dishes

the warmth of water on my hands

the cleaning soapsuds dripping down

the spray to play with on the pans

i hear you coming close behind me

your arms embrace as my pulse quickens

i know i’ve told you more than once

in that position I am sickened

the memories keep flooding back

of all the times that i’d been trapped

I only came to  wash the dishes

the warmth of water on my hands

is that so hard to understand??






The Idiot Box

plastic people on the tube

let me change that awful boob

then another garish face

orange sculpted matter

spewing cynicism -touting hate

i’m so pleased i can’t relate

still they wind up everywhere

in your office -on the air

please don’t say you do not care

stop the monsters, if you dare..


A Mother’s Lament

my heart is breaking for you
then again is it so bad?
i cannot go inside your mind
it’s not my place
and we are not so near
it is really only guessing.
My own life empty these days
on some I long for children’s voices
and tiny hands grasping mine
gone except as Grandma ..
and my role as mother
speaks the same lament
“how are you today?”

Christie Calls Obama A ‘Feckless Weakling,’ Internet Responds With A Brutal Reminder For Him

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LAS VEGAS, NV – DECEMBER 15: Republican presidential candidate New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speaks during the CNN Republican presidential debate on December 15, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)


During CNN’s Republican debate, Chris Christie hoped to pull his dismal poll numbers out of the gutter by attacking President Obama. In typical Christie fashion, he did so in the most disgusting, unpresidential way possible. Thankfully, the internet is here to remind Christie that not only was his attack on Obama pathetic, but he’s also a raging hypocrite.

Christie – who currently polls within the statistical margin of error – suggested he would be a stronger president than Obama because he would be willing to start a world war by shooting down a Russian plane in Syria. For the Republican crowd, war-mongering stood in place of sound foreign policy. Taking things a step further…

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