Chicago Betty Concepts of Time Poetry

The Man in Green

In a land by the sea between the living and the dead — I saw a familiar man — but could not be sure who he was  The sun traveled inside and poured from his face  as he approached with a friendly gait — a handsome man — but whose beauty was secondary to the […]

Chicago Betty Cultural Mathematics Homer Milton Poetry

What is a Writer?

What is a writer, if nothing more than an impoverished eye, absorbing, experiencing, filtering and processing, satiating the hunger for subtle clues, puzzles and words, rendering, extracting alternate worlds — the construct of what may have been, what is and what isn’t, the relentless pursuit of the perfect sword, to distinguish the relevant from irrelevance, […]

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Sunday Poem List

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Chicago Betty Essays Fiction Perspective


Nudge I nudge my cardiovascular system by extending my daily journey from the Dark Kitchen Room to The Light Room Of Many Windows and the kitchen and the light room of many windows and…the… It sure is bright in there. There’s a world of difference between them. Both serve a purpose. But really. Who would […]

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Morning Ritual

Morning Ritual In the damp winter months by the sea where you are comforted by rain I awaken well before dawn usually chilled by the air – insulated as much as possible by shirts and undershirts and sweaters under a robe – and crank-up the heat. My mind slowly drifts from puzzling dreams vaguely remembered […]