You just wait; He’s gonna skate. And there’s the extent of my poetic skills. Twenty four hours ago, at this writing, I hoped that there would be justice, poetic or otherwise, but I knew in my mind, my heart, my soul that this would blow over. Twenty four hours ago the ruckus over Trump’s Helsinki …

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Maybe it was just me. Maybe I didn’t sleep well the night before. Maybe I just, as the saying goes, woke up on the wrong side of the bed. Maybe it was taking a peek out the window and seeing a windy, overcast, gloomy Fourth of July morning. Not as if this weather was any …

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How strange is it that I don’t remember seeing a single pelican in the Pelican State.  That’s okay though; I’ve seen plenty here in California. What I haven’t seen in California is a swamp, or an alligator, or a tree adorned with a necklace of Spanish moss. I’ve seen street musicians in Louisiana who could …

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Lost  Lost in a wasteland populated by disappointment, depression, sadness, despair and yes – anger. Despair; it’s the despair that dogs me the most. I don’t despair for myself. Hell, I’m just beginning my 64th year. I’ve lived my life and I’m trusting that the chewing gum and baling wire that’s holding a rapidly unraveling …

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