2 11, 2016

Announcing My Partnership With Marcus Theatres

2018-06-25T12:20:10+00:00November 2nd, 2016|Last Post, Poetry, Product Placement Poetry, Products, Reviews|

Check out Marcus Theatres for a Great Movie Experience. I am really excited to announce my partnership with Marcus Theatres. You see, I love going to movies. For the past couple of years I've almost exclusively gone to the Marcus Theatre in Rosemount, Minnesota. Although there is a closer movie theater, Marcus Theatres was [...]

19 10, 2016

Tale Of Two Cities

2016-10-19T09:02:34+00:00October 19th, 2016|Haiku, Poetry|

Along the river. Two cities separated. We're all connected. I captured this pictured while walking along Mississippi River Boulevard in Saint Paul, Minnesota. On my side is the City of Saint Paul and on the other side of the river is the City of Minneapolis. Interestingly, Saint Paulites and Minneapolitans definitely have strong ties [...]

11 08, 2016

The Buried Empire

2016-08-11T15:27:19+00:00August 11th, 2016|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Poetry Prompts|

The Lost Empire of The Terracotta Army Standing in silence. An emperor's empire. Cast terracotta. The haiku today was in response to the Baffled daily haiku challenge on Twitter. The challenge word is empire. I took the picture while on a business trip to China. This is an image of the unearthed Terracotta Army, [...]

5 08, 2016

One Nation Under God

2018-06-25T12:16:02+00:00August 5th, 2016|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

We Live In A Complex Nation The birch and the bees. Walk through our garden of life. One poly-nation. This haiku was for the Baffled Haiku Challenge on Twitter, where the challenge word for the day was to use the word garden in a haiku. I snapped this picture on my morning walk with [...]

3 08, 2016

For My Love Mercedes

2016-08-03T08:52:32+00:00August 3rd, 2016|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry, Product Placement Poetry|

I Miss My Girl Mercedes The salt washed away. In the sun she's glistening. My girl Mercedes. I wrote this haiku in August of 2014, as a series of "haiku challenges" with Mercedes Benz. As you can see in the tweet below, product placement poetry is alive and well. Alas I traded her in [...]

8 07, 2016

Poetry Prompt: I Wrote This With You

2016-07-08T16:53:11+00:00July 8th, 2016|Last Post, Personal Poetry, Poetry, Poetry Prompts, Social Media, Twitter|

I Wrote This With You I fear my memory with be forgotten by the sunlight. I remain curious even thought we are at a stalemate. Excuse my brevity as with fun comes a soothing new thirst. Yet I fear your silence, as a fresh mind can yield faith in love. I'm not a curmudgeon [...]

18 06, 2016

Check out the Great Eats of 4 Bells

2016-06-18T09:18:55+00:00June 18th, 2016|Food and Drink, Last Post, Poetry, Reviews|

For Whom The 4 Bells Tolls? Foodies. Located on Loring Park in the old Joe’s Garage, is a spectacular newish restaurant called 4 Bells. 4 Bells is from the same team that started Butcher and The Boar, so if you love their food, you’ll love 4 Bells. Speaking of 4 Bells, if you stand [...]

18 05, 2016

Today’s Haiku Challenge: Price

2016-05-23T12:54:03+00:00May 18th, 2016|Haiku, Haiku Challenge, Last Post, Poetry|

What Price Are You Willing to Pay for Happiness? Path of solitude. The price of my happiness. Unmeasurable. The haiku for today was in response to Baffled's Haiku Challenge on Twitter, where today's word was to write a haiku using the word "price." Today's @baffled #HaikuChallenge: any haiku you like, as long as it [...]

22 04, 2016

Day 15: NaPoWriMo – I Would Di For You

2016-04-22T16:03:49+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Poetry|

I Would Di For You We should give it a try and let us roll the di. You should roll one for me and one for you, so we could di together, to make two. For two hearts beating, synchronized as one yields a life of chances, until we're done. [hr gap=""]Today's napowrimo.net prompt for Day [...]

22 04, 2016

Day 14: NaPoWriMo – My Thoughts Swing

2017-04-07T21:17:12+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Poetry|

My Thoughts Swing Higher and higher I fly on life's swing Not playing well in the silicate box. My thoughts come crashing down to the soft ground I ponder life and if it has meaning. At silicate glass windows I throw rocks Confounding a dream that's now shattering. Screams crash in my head but [...]

22 04, 2016

Day 14: NaPoWriMo – My Thoughts Swing

2017-12-05T17:15:45+00:00April 22nd, 2016|Last Post, National Poetry Month, Poetry|

My Thoughts Swing Higher and higher I fly on life's swing Not playing well in the silicate box. My thoughts come crashing down to the soft ground I ponder life and if it has meaning. At silicate glass windows I throw rocks Confounding a dream that's now shattering. Screams crash in my head but [...]