Monthly Archives for: September, 2012

The Season You Save May Be Your Own

I. Prologue Without a loss after two ugly games In which our boys did not deserve to win Because of turnovers and other sin, Heroics brought us victory the same. Fourth quarter magic seemed to be the rule After first halves of heartbreak and of pain, Face-down on grass our quarterback seemed slain; After each […] 

Love Had Lost Its Fires, All Things Had Run Their Course

Bob Dylan’s thirty-fifth album, “Tempest,” has been out for over a week which has given critics ample opportunity to engage in the periodic and tiresome exercise of acceptance. Acceptance that The Minstrel’s instrument is shot after half a century of inspiring students, workers, civil rights activists, misanthropes, mothers, garbage men and attorneys.  Acceptance that the […] 

Irresponsible Family Planning


Battle Of Birds

Poor referees and player sin; Drew fan disdain and coach’s stare And though it all we got the win. Downfield we marched with ease of wind, Celek, Desean both had their share. Poor referees and player sin, Holding, dropped balls, and shots to chin Replacement refs, no teeth to bear And through it all we […] 

A Bedraggled Debut

In your very first game, there may be some frustration When you find yourself trapped beneath the American flag by mistake. Brandon, where do you turn for blessed relief When your debut is 11-35 with four interceptions? And though your defense provides four picks of its own for recovery, The game slips away and our […] 

Buy Bud

Possibilities 1. This is a farewell message  meant to indicate a speedy takeoff since the driver’s vehicle is about to leave yours in the dust. Of course, this seems unlikely since the vehicle is an ordinary Ford Explorer. Maybe, with the economic downturn the driver, like all of us, was forced to make cuts and […]