Author Archives: Mike Patrick

VIV IN FRANCE

I learned today I lost a friend, one I’d never personally met: Viv in France. For some unknown reason, she liked my poetry blog. That part was mutual, I liked hers. The first message I ever received from Viv came … Continue reading

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BAH HUMBUG!

It is difficult to break off the rust after not writing for a while. I am finding it odd the direction my mind turned after being force-fed a constant diet of Christmas music, movies and advertisement since the middle of … Continue reading

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CLOUDS

Perhaps it is time for me to tiptoe back into the poetry stream. I left The Poets Quill to return to work, and my work is done. I return as a more deeply spiritual person . . . tempered by … Continue reading

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ONE LOVE

I must apologize to my regular readers. Since I’ve gone back to work, all my time is filled, and any time I have for writing goes to writing bid proposals; however, I sill subscribe to a lot of you and … Continue reading

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MARIA’S DILEMMA

I’m cheating on this second post for The Sunday Whirl’s wordle #33, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2011/12/04/wordle-33/, with the words: amorous, subtle, inkling, laden, genuflect, vanilla, mission, bark, crusted, precipice, December and trivet. I thought they were the most difficult words yet and the … Continue reading

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AH, DECEMBER

The Sunday Whirl, for wordle #33, subjected us with the most difficult words ever. They are: amorous, subtle, inkling, laden, genuflect, vanilla, mission, bark, crusted, precipice, December and trivet. I tried to take them in any direction other than baking, … Continue reading

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WHEN WE TALK

The music for each of the nocturnes can be found at http://www.tropicalglen.com/Jukebox/Genre/Classical/ChannelClassical.html Nocturne #4 Written to: Gounod – Ave Maria (Meditation on Prelude No. 1 of Bach) WHEN WE TALK by Mike Patrick When we talk at night our voices … Continue reading

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