First Snow / A Poem By Tom Evans
Posted on August 18, 2022.

When we were kids

We’d look out the window

When snow was forecast;

Fooled by the moonlight

We thought it was there

And sometimes it was

The next day, our winter

Clothes laid out on a chair

And hot cereal

For breakfast.

Listening to hear

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For Brandt
Posted on August 18, 2022.

I liked him immediately.

Refreshingly bombastic

In a world more and more inclined

To velleities, you always knew

Where Brandt stood.

That first time it seemed we were

Picking up the thread of a conversation

We’d been having our whole li…

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New Poem For My Stepgrandson
Posted on August 18, 2022.

Luca at Two

Golden haired,

Serene or squalling,

Monarch of all

He surveys.

It was touch

And go at first –

A teary transfer

From grandparent

To grandparent –

Until he spotted

The garbage truck.

“Garbage truck,”

He said sagely

And soberl…

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Heaven’s Road : A Paean for the Muckdogs
Posted on August 18, 2022.

The way he discovered the Muckdogs is a story in itself. It was on a Saturday after a fight with his wife (now ex). He’d been meaning to go out to Batavia for some time. There was an outlet store there that sold really nice flannel and …

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