poetry

Blessed Litha/Summer Solstice/Wednesday

Today at 00:24 (well, for us here in the Eastern Time Zone, at least) the Summer Solstice occurred, marking not only the longest day of the year, but the official beginning of summer. It is a time that some celebrate spiritually; for others it is merely another Wednesday. In...

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Squeak

This was written by my uncle, Roger Bodo, after watching the live video of the #WomenMarch to DC.  

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Ghosts that Haunt Me

I autographed a copy of Under a Sunlit Sky yesterday and was reminded of one of my favorites. “Ghosts that Haunt Me” Turned up my collar In a cold November rain Stepped out for a walk… Thinking it would ease the pain The ghosts of what I had done...

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Child’s Call

I wrote this one night for some dear friends after hearing news that they had a major setback in their quest to have another child. I was at a loss for words, so she said to write a song. What poured out over the next 15 minutes or so...

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We are Pure Michigan

From the villages of Michiana to Hancock; from the cities of Port Huron to Holland; and the roads that link them in between- I am the lives of Pure Michigan. The beats of techno and punk rock; the rhythm of Motown and big band; the melody of the notes...

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