Monthly Archives: December 2020

Royal Canadian Air Force Moose Milk–New Year’s Eve recipe.

It is New Year’s Eve, so in order to assist those aviators and airport bums who enjoy entertaining at home, I present the secret recipe for the concoction known to Royal Canadian Air Force personnel as “Moose Milk”. Originally made … Continue reading

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Poem for the End of a Hard Year

Richard Hoffman (1949 – ) is the author of the poetry collections Without Paradise: Poems, and Gold Star Road, which won the Sheila Motton Award from the New England Poetry Club. He is also the author of the memoir Half the House, and a collection of short … Continue reading

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How Dark the Beginning

Maggie Smith (1977 – ), the one who is not a famous British actress, is an American poet, freelance writer, and editor, who lives with her husband and two children in Bexley, Ohio. Her poetry collections include Lamp of the Body; Good Bones; The … Continue reading

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The OTHER Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith (1977 – ), the one who is not a famous British actress, is an American poet, freelance writer, and editor, who lives with her husband and two children in Bexley, Ohio. Her poetry collections include Lamp of the Body; Good Bones; The … Continue reading

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Old December’s Bareness

William Shakespeare (1564-1616) English playwright, poet,  actor, and theatrical company partner; widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world’s greatest dramatist. He is often called England’s national poet and the “Bard of Avon.”  To read William … Continue reading

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This is the Sound of You

W. S. Merwin (1927–2019) was an American poet who wrote more than fifty books of poetry and prose, and produced many translations. In the 1980s and 1990s, his writing influence derived from an interest in Buddhist philosophy and deep ecology. Residing in a rural part … Continue reading

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Holidays – a poem

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882), was the most popular American poet of his day, and one of the first American celebrities who was also known in Europe. Though he was a very private man, who suffered greatly from neuralgia (nerve pain), his … Continue reading

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Peace

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Suo Gan

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Unexpected Joy in a Japanese Forest

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