Category Archives: Poetry

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: 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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Poem: Snow Flakes

By Dave Hood From my bedroom window, On the first day of winter, I gaze at a grey sky, naked Maple tree Next to the wooden fence portioning properties. Silently, Snow flakes whirling, twirling, descending, In the wind of winter, … Continue reading

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Poem: After Online Dating

Dave Hood The remnants of the wedding’s boxed in storage. You’re on your own, alone again, single, feeling awkward about dating, like when you were twenty. Though free from feeling trapped With an partner who broke your trust, A man … Continue reading

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