Category Archives: Christian

Light Years Ago

What follows is the beginning of a lecture I presented in February 2014, at the Graves Lecture Series at Chadron State College in Chadron, Nebraska. It is entitled, “Poemhenge: Poetry on the Rocks,” and you can view the lecture at … Continue reading

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Two Takes on MLK Day

While sitting in a cafeteria in Oklahoma, on MLK Day a  couple of years ago, I overheard a conversation between an elderly couple sitting at a nearby table and their middle-aged waitress. The woman at the table said to the … Continue reading

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Christmas Smoke Rings

While the holiday season is filled with many good scents like pumpkin pie and balsam fir, the one I like best is smoke from a White Owl Cigar. That’s what “Big Ray” smoked. The other day, I caught a whiff … Continue reading

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