Category Archives: Poetry

Poem: Silence

Dave H Often a deafening scream for those tormented by loneliness. A painful reminder for those who’ve experienced the loss of a loved one who’s departed unexpectedly, where there’s “no goodbye,” no “I will see you later.” Who now must endure … Continue reading

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Poem: The Divine Presence

By Dave Hood On a cool September evening, a few days before autumn, as the wind blows softly near the pristine lake, in a place of solitude, except for the haunting call of a loon, rustling maples leaves, calm water … Continue reading

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Poem: The Selfie

By Dave Hood Beneath the tall glass and concrete buildings peering down at a crowd of passing strangers in the core of an overcrowded city, in a rush through the shadows on the street, while yellow cabs, public street cars, … Continue reading

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Poem: Worlds Apart

by Dave Hood A delicious aroma wafts through the upscale home, Where walls are adorned with abstract art, Where spaces are filled with the finest furniture money can purchase. Parked in the drive, a Lincoln Continental. Inside the home, In … Continue reading

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Poem: The Abstract Painting

Dave Hood In the solace of his studio, after unexpected sad news, the abstract expressionist painter, listens to Samuel Barber’s “Adagio for Strings,” A sorrowful sounding piece of music, evoking a feeling of melancholy within his psyche. Compelling him, to … Continue reading

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Poem: Compassion

“Compassion is the basis of morality.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer By Dave Hood Witnessing the suffering of another. Perhaps a homeless man standing, on the street, shaking in the cold, requesting pocket change for a warm cup of coffee. Or a … Continue reading

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Poem: December 26

“Gift giving is a true art.”—-Author Unknown Tickets to see the Toronto Maple Leafs, a new iPad, Another tablet,a second iPhone, Jazz CD’s of Miles Davis, A portable piano, a pair of designer blue jeans, A Baseball glove,a Set of … Continue reading

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