Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving

Once, long ago, I wrote a poem on Thanksgiving about a couple who were standing on a stone wall outside their house. They were wearing matching Fairisle sweaters with wreaths around their necks and were in their fifties. A bird swooped down and took the husbands sweater in his mouth and flew away with him. The wife […]

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Russian Women Learn Pole Dancing to Attract Husbands!

In Russia rich husbands are a scarcity so women are learning pole dancing to attract rich men. I wonder what men could do in the United States to attract rich women? This reminds me of the mating ritual of the peacock but in reverse. If a man were to learn something to attract a wife, […]

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The Secret Lives of Single People

                                                  The Secret Lives of Single People We can’t imagine how we would feel if others saw us alone at home. They might catch us lying on the couch in the middle of the day reading a junky magazine or eating popcorn for lunch. We might be seen staying home all day without speaking face […]

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Daylight Savings Time

                                                     Daylight Savings Time Winter’s claw is upon us In the local parking lot at five in the afternoon We scuttle for the supermarket doors Sliding open and closed Accepting anyone And back hurriedly out of the marked white lines Heading for home. The dark mountains sigh and fold into their crevices While the roads […]

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More on Women and Violence

Today in the New York Times there are a number of articles about the brutality of men towards women. Sometimes it amazes me how many of these stories we find. I know there are good men in the world but I constantly read about violence against women on the front page of every major newspaper. […]

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Saturday Thoughts on Bullying

Saturday Thoughts on Bullying Sometimes men speak very loudly when dealing with me and when they do this it hurts my ears .I see and hear men doing this to other women as well from time to time. The other day I was at my new house where I am interviewing men to work there. […]

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