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Across Africa by Truck 1978

After a very uneasy sleepless night due to the lions moving closer to the camp and roaring incessantly until shortly before dawn, we hurriedly packed up with one eye on the job and one eye on the surrounding bush. We had no firearms for protection so we needed to be...

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A Sad Song a Long Way From Home

A Sad Song a Long Way from Home Alone in a Paris apartment, thinking of you and listening to Jim Reeves crooning a sad song, I drift back to a place I used to know so well: a place that exiles, refugees, immigrants, soldiers in wartime, prisoners and people cast out...

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A trio of haiku

Strong, on slender legs You strut, racehorse, a winner One day, and now gone! We have one planet. Blue earth of beauty, yet we Trash you without care. What is my role? Is My voice to be heard among The chorus of cries?

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Sunrise

A short poem about the rabbits of Watership down a favorite book of mine. Sunrise The town slumbers on as the silver fades away The celestial lord rises from his slumber Painting the sky, chasing away the dull silver for glittering gold His powerful ray pierce the...

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