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Poetry, creative writing and a desire to inspire….. Hebrews 11:1 – Now faith is confidence in what we hope for and assurance about what we do not see.


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Remembering Robin Williams 

Time out for some laughs 

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If At First You Don’t Suceed…Yeah You Know

Almost in the palm of my hand

It slips through my fingers like grains of sand

Yet I give it the old college try without a degree 

Try, try, try, until you suceed

Positive thoughts and affirmations I speak

Reading the scriptures for a spiritual tweak

Hop on one leg and stand on one hand

Pilates, yoga and doing the best that I can

Brain power churning 

Will power burning 

The little train that could

Persevering as I should

Turning that frown upside down

Out smiling most mimes and clowns

“Oh, hello there!” Now go on and have a good day

Neither let man, beast or silly things stand in your way

photo credit: Giphy


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The Paw And The Pen

So I gave my alter ego a pen 

To see what he would come up with

So I had to translate his thoughts for you:

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A presidential looking guy 

Wearing a red tie 

Sports a read face

His locker room banter

Went viral 

And now his campaign spirals

Even further from reality 

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A woman with a presidential look

Her last name is the hook 

To reel in the votes 

But her personal email notes

Are being leaked

She has a Wikileaks in her foundation 

But she believes there will be jubilation 

When she makes history come November 

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My paws are cramping (sorry that wasn’t meant to be translated, it was personal)

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Sunday with Syl’s pen

Thoughtful of him to lend

And share this cat’s spin

I wish you could see his grin

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Yes I am just a tad off center

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4 Line Stories: The Cursed Flip Flops


Ordered some flip flops off the internet 

Every time at the beach I’d walk like a penguin 

While reading the packing slip, my mustache started twitching 

What the…. From the Charlie Chaplin collection (in very small print)

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