• A Friend

    Help Along the Way;Most of my writing, at least the stuff that gets published, is quite technical. Until now all of it prose. Recently I've been going along to the writers group at HUG. Challenged by the group I've dipped a toe into poetry. Here is my offering.I do not know the depths your mind plummets to, Nor the pain and panic you face each day,  read more

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  • Beating the Thief

    …If you can fill each unforgiving minute with 6o seconds of distance run… Stephen wrote a brief history of it, Jules dreamed of traveling through it, some people waste it, when it is the most precious gift we can give someone. Mine is being stolen! Of course I’m talking about time. Just now I’m keeping a grip of it, using it. Not as well as some do, but, for me, a lot is getting done. That is ...

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  • Writing myself out of a hole.

    Please note: this piece references suicide. Writing Myself Out Of A Hole. How long I have suffered depression I do not recall. It is now many, many years. I was first prescribed anti depressants in March 1993. It took until September 2014 to get a formal diagnosis. A long time in anyone's book. Of course the black dog wasn't my constant companion, There were months and years when he didn't visit. However, he was never ...

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