What is a friend?

By |2015-07-10T10:23:40-06:00July 19th, 2015|Poems|

Untitled What is a friend? I will tell you. It is a person with whom you dare to be yourself.  Your soul can be naked with him. He seems to ask of you to put on nothing, only to be what you are. He does not want you to be better [...]

found all three

By |2015-07-10T11:03:16-06:00July 18th, 2015|Poems|

Untitled No one could tell me where my soul might be; I searched for God but he eluded me; I sought my brother out, and found all three. –Ernest Howard Crosby

Opportunity

By |2015-07-10T10:59:53-06:00July 17th, 2015|Poems|

Opportunity  They do me wrong who say I come no more When once I knock and fail to find you in; For every day I stand outside your door, And bid you wake, and rise to fight and win. Wail not for precious chances passed away. Weep not for golden [...]

Youth

By |2015-07-10T10:15:18-06:00July 13th, 2015|Stories|

Youth Youth is not a time of life; it is a state of mind; it is not a matter of rosy cheeks, red lips and supple knees; it is a matter of the will,a quality of the imagination, a vigor of the emotions; it is the freshness of the deep springs of [...]

Invictus

By |2015-06-26T08:38:28-06:00June 27th, 2015|Poems|

Out of the night that covers me, Black as the pit, from pole to pole, I thank whatever gods may be For my unconquerable soul. In the fell clutch of circumstance I have not winced nor cried aloud. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed. Beyond [...]

Are you strong enough to handle success?

By |2014-09-23T10:37:32-06:00September 23rd, 2014|Poems, Stories|

Unfortunately, the road to anywhere is filled with many pitfalls, and it takes a man of determination and character not to fall into them.  As I have said many times, whenever you get your head above the average, someone will be there to take a poke at you. That is [...]

Indispensable

By |2014-05-12T12:48:31-06:00May 14th, 2014|Poems|

Indispensable Sometime, when you're feeling important, Sometime, when your ego’s in bloom, Sometime, when you take it for granted, You’re the best qualified in the room. Sometime, when you feel that your going, Would leave an unfillable hole, Just follow this simple instruction, And see how it humbles your soul. Take [...]

Wisdom from a divorcee

By |2014-04-29T14:46:08-06:00May 2nd, 2014|Stories|

Marriage advice that we all should have gotten from the start: Never stop courting Never stop dating. Never ever take that woman for granted. When you asked her to marry you, you promised to be that man that would own her heart and to fiercely protect it. This is the most important [...]

By your own soul

By |2014-03-14T10:15:37-06:00March 25th, 2014|Poems|

By your own soul, learn to live. If some men force you, take no heed. If some men hate you, have no care. Sing your song, dream your dreams Hope your hopes, and pray your prayers. -Bo Schembechler

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