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Ode to Jim McCann

‘twas not long agoThat this man first stepped on earthHis name was Jim McCannAnd with his voice he did enchant In the Emerald Isle one thing was wishedTo us all, can you this grant?The four green fields are more than…

The Request

Though it may be unwise I feel I must insistBecause this little nuisance troubles me stillIt’s the curse a man feels when infatuated he isOh I wish that this curse of slow time, it would cease How many times must…

Hades on Earth, Heaven on Earth

Some conceived it as a place engulfed by flame, a place of a more visceral kind of suffering. Those who came before believed that the deserving would roam the underworld—deaf, mute, blind. As much as I am a rational man,…

My Orthorexia

John is 75 years old, and in the past ten years or so he hasn’t had that great a time. Health issues have plagued him in the past decade. John’s had two heart attacks and he’s been on blood thinners…