Tag Archives: Gold

“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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Gold Fever

It only took a single look At all that glittering gold Then once again my heart was held Spellbound in its lustrous hold Gold Fever has struck again But not for the shiny metal My fever’s for my favorite flower … Continue reading

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Clasped Hands

On a shelf near my desk are a couple of chunks of Paper Mache that I value more than if they were made of solid gold or chiseled by a master sculptor our of the finest marble. They were made … Continue reading

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Golden Truth

“Truth, like gold, is to be obtained not by its growth, but by washing away from it all that is not gold.” -Leo Tolstoy I saw this quote at Wordsmith.com and like the quote and the comparison. Truth, like gold, … Continue reading

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Life and Death, Duty and Loss

My wife and I started our day by meeting with several family members and friends at a charity breakfast to raise funds for the Gold Star Moms organization. Gold Star Moms have all lost a child who died in service … Continue reading

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