Category Archives: Favorites

You’ve Got That Nostalgic Feeling

Some songs and movies from our past do not have the most outstanding quality or originality, but they give us that sense of familiarness, a reminder of a simpler time. (I sound so old.) So, just because they might be … Continue reading

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“Ain’t No Sunshine When She’s Gone”

Such peculiar things – life and time. Both moving forward never looking over their shoulders. Yet, as I sit here I can’t help but think of past times, moments that feel like lifetime’s ago and at the same time feel … Continue reading

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What a Wonderful World

During my adolescence, I had a mentor who was also the pastor of the church I attended at the time. I’m not sure if this man realizes how important he is to me or how much he really shaped me … Continue reading

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Wrapped Up in You

sometimes i sit at this window and stare at this tree and think of the life it might have known – the nurturing of a man’s hands who planted its seed and cared for it. its roots growing and wrapping … Continue reading

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An Ode To The Greats

take my handand fly away with meto faraway lands where water flowsof peace and ecstasy where we are free to be ourselvesjust simply you and mewe can climb the highest mountainsand swim the vastest sea let’s go camping in Frost’s … Continue reading

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On The Eve Of Turning 36

I have been thinking of you – the seed I never sowed the bun I never baked. I feel it – the eleventh month of my body and the calendar. Tomorrow will be my birthday. My spring is gone and … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday Poetry: There Is No Such Thing As Caring Too Much

I wrote this poem last year, but it seems fitting for today. I should have used this one as my pandemic poem, the world needs more altruism. Love & life lessons, Kristian The world has told me that I “care … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday Poetry – My Wild

There has always been something about the rebellious streak that I’ve been drawn to The James Dean types- popped collars and carefree spirits I suppose that is why I am drawn to rivers- that run wild and free and refuse … Continue reading

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In Honor of My Niece’s Birthday – My Hope

Last Thursday I shared a poem I wrote for my youngest niece. Well, today is my eldest niece’s birthday. I cannot believe this beautiful young woman is 18. She is witty, intelligent, artistic, a bit weird, a huge nerd, funny, … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday Poetry – Leave The World Better Than You Found It

I was thinking, why not shed some light on some of my older poems? Highlight some of my older work for my newer followers, and for my loyal followers that have been with me for a long time, you might … Continue reading

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