Category Archives: Poetry

Have you ever kept a special card or memorized a verse?

This is a verse I memorized from a card I was once given. I found it very beautiful and I hope you enjoy it too. I looked upon a rose sparkling in the morning dew and found its shining beauty … Continue reading

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Hopscotch

I was trying to think of games we played as children and hopscotch was one that we often played It was fun to play with two or three and it required a piece of God’s earth and stone markers We’d … Continue reading

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School Days

  I recall the first day of school each year when we had a new uniform and a cheap school bag with new pencils and exercise books, a pack of crayons, an eraser and sharpener I remember the smell and … Continue reading

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Images Of Pasadena

Strolling up and down Midland Row Families picking baskets of strawberries at the u-pick Enjoying shopping at Gifts of Joy and Frenchies Visualizing couples going to mass at Holy Rosary Church Getting through funeral services at the graveyard Seeing neighbours bringing pots of goulash and … Continue reading

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The Blue Ball Dump

It’s funny the things you remember when you allow your mind to slip back about the times you heard that there were bears in the Blue Ball dump and you wanted to have transportation to drive up there and have … Continue reading

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Stealing Crab Apples

  I don’t know what the attraction was as the apples tasted sour I’m sure And the fruit trees were fenced on someone else’s property I heard someone got shot with salt in the behind, or was it something else Memories … Continue reading

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C.O.D.

No, that is not cod, the fish which Newfoundland is so well known for It is Cash On Delivery and it is the way we bought our clothing and other supplies At Christmas time of year we would know all about the … Continue reading

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