Tag Archives: girl

I Hope Her Prince Comes Quickly

The weather is gorgeous today and I have the all the windows open to better enjoy the fresh air, scent an sight of roses so close I could touch them, and singing birds, as I work. About ten minutes ago, the … Continue reading

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“Chain Reaction”

This post is an update for the “Greater Than Gold” song project. “Greater Than Gold: My co-writer and I felt the chorus in the earlier version wasn’t quite strong enough or hook-worthy, so I re-wrote it, and changed the title/hook … Continue reading

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“Greater Than Gold” (first draft of a lyric from my poem of the same name)

Greater Than Gold My little girl saw a homeless man Said, “Daddy he looks hungry and thin May I use my allowance To buy a meal for him?” He was surprised when she reached out With a big burger and … Continue reading

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“I Know What Will Make You Feel Better…

(Source: Dogbook’s photo via Paws to Talk) …A Great Big Hug Every Day!” That sounds like a great prognosis and prescription to me! Love, Russ

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When I Think Of Gina

The poem below is written for, and dedicated to, Gina, one of my earliest WordPress supporters and a dear friend whom I much admire. Thank you, dear Gina, for making my world better, brighter, and kinder. Russ When I Think … Continue reading

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The Little Girl

I just saw this photo and it made me smile. It is ostensibly of an old woman, but her spirit shines through so brightly that I also saw a little girl full of fun, curiosity, and delight. My Beloved also … Continue reading

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The First

She whispered, “I like you” That’s all the prompting I’d need As we stood in the shade Of a towering tree We were both new at this And acted kind of shy When we leaned toward each other We quickly … Continue reading

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