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Personal Revelations

The first draft of this poem was done in 1997. I heavily re-edited it prior to posting it here in 2015. Personal Revelations By the time I saw your face, You quickened the pace....

Some old photos

I used to have a page of my website to showcase some of my photos, and then I did a limited-release photobook that allowed my family to have copies of the photos arranged thematically....

“The Loss”

This is an another formerly lost poem, circa 1997. It was intended as part of an unfinished collection called “Poetic Bewailments” where I explored feelings of loss, regret, and pain. Rough year, I guess....

“Death” A Poem

This was written during my long-forgotten melodramatic-poet days, circa 1997. No, I was not good at poetry. Go ahead and mock this anyway. Death It is a well known fact, By the night the cat Will...

“First Day on the Job”

This poem about Satan was a creative response to “Paradise Lost” for a class assignment in 1997. So even though it’s not great in retrospect, when is any high school poetry good?   First...

Scottish Independence

Tomorrow, Scotland will vote on whether to become an independent country for the first time in centuries. The campaign has focused on whether certain governmental powers, once given, will yield the results the proponents...

Freelancing Skills

Over the years, I have developed a diverse set of skills, and as time permits I would like to exercise those skills in more diverse settings. So freelancing is a new avenue I want to...

Spotlight: Personal Finances

The following comes from a page I used to have on the website in early 2008 that detailed my views about personal finances: Recent data shows Americans have reached the point of having a negative...