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Ode to a Sassenach Haggis (Part Two)

Address to a Haggis (Robert Burns) Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face, Great chieftain o' the pudding-race! Aboon them a' yet tak your place, Painch, tripe, or thairm: Weel are ye wordy o'a grace As lang's me arm. The groaning trencher there ye fill, Your hurdies like...

Ode to a Sassenach Haggis (Part One)

I have never been to Scotland. I am 1/4 Scottish on my father's father's side. My ancestors hail from Lanarkshire (which I'm told is "LAN-erk-shur" not "La-NARK-shur"), with surnames like Forsythe and Ferguson. I like a good single malt whiskey, but I'm no snob about...

Not Just a “Difference of Opinion” or “Politics” #Values #Deplorables

If the shoe fits, wear it. Otherwise, accept that there are other feet it fits, and help find them nicer shoes.

Contemporary Sonnet #010101010101

Rated PG-13 for mild, groan-worthy sexual references. No acts of violence were commited with the tuna fork.

Asibikaashi #WednesdayVerses

A poem, inspired by Ojibwe legend and art, dreams and nightmares, and the tiny little weavers I’ve grown to respect.

Observant: My #OneWord365 for 2020

I don’t like limits. I’m good at commitment, when it matters. But, pay attention: the word, for 2020, is “observant.” Read closely; there may be a quiz, later, Watson.

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