We are all told, “live your life to the fullest”;  I am here to do just that. The Bard's Contrarian Bar serves as a vessel to project my passions and clue in my loyal readers as to what inspires me in this crazy world. So, sit back, relax, and read on.

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The Beast Is At The Door

The Beast Is at the Door The beast is at the door and we must fly or hunker down each in our separate lairs our enclaves of evolution ...

Old Man’s Rap

The human race is in a hell of a place when we try to erase truth from the face of the earth we disgrace as we spoil the soil and...

You Could If You Would

You Could If You Would You could miss the water before the well runs dry You could taste the tears before you feel the cry You could...

Brain Mites

Brain Mites Lightening Bugs brain mites creatures to light to go bump in the night What are they Why are they Why do they come to me Late...

Timeless and True

Timeless and True based on an English nursery rhyme Timeless and true the eyes of history have fallen on you Hark, hark! the dogs do...

No Matter How Fast We Run

Covid-19 has impacted our lives to a degree never imagined. One of the most impactful outcomes is the loss of the 2020 Summer Olympic...

Coronavirus Blues

Coronavirus Blues Is it a history lesson Or a sign of the times A morality play Or just the same old shit On a different day Fear...

Living a Dream: Some Days Are Diamonds

Previously (Speaking of the Arizona Senior Olympics Track and Field qualifying meet at Sun Angel Stadium on February 8 2020) It’s all...

Living a Dream: Reports of My Demise

As a writer or even worse a poet, I am the basest of thieves. I will steal a line in a heartbeat if it tickles my fancy. I am happy to...

Morning Exposures

I am not a frog Loving my comfy bath Boiling in your death pools Because I don’t know any better I fear not the Grimm Reaper The...

Beyond The Waters

I know we all have our own ways of celebrating good fortune. Me, I’ve been dancing a jig ever since my new book, Beyond the Waters hit...

Christmas Blessings Flying at Me

My family, daughter, son-in-law and their amazing children are coming for Christmas. And, my new book of Poetry, Beyond the Waters, will...

Reviews on My Poetry

I hope you enjoy the poems and the kind attentions they have received. Choose “Man…You blow me away. (I know I’m going to get blisters on...

Living a Dream: Rise Up

Previously I am a septuagenarian, trying to get the bulk of my creative work done before I  become an octogenarian. One way to put it....

Living a Dream: Rounding For Home

I am a septuagenarian, trying to get the bulk of my creative work done before I  become an octogenarian. One way to put it. Another-I am...

I Had a Life

I Had a Life I had a life, I had a wife, we had each other almost to forever I think she left me, but I’m not sure now, I might have left...

 

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