# Poetry : Memorial at Arlington

“Each contact with a human being is so rare, so precious, one should preserve it.” –Anais Nin ******************************************************************************************* The green grass, the colorful array of flowers sway, the benign wind blows silent as the canary yellow butterfly flutters exquisitely under a life giving Sun. The Savannah Sparrow darts from each magnificent headstone all the while…

“TIME”

“Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness, no laziness, no procrastination: never put off till tomorrow what you can do today.” –Sir Chesterfield (English Statesman & Writer) One of the things I discovered when I first moved to the great city of Atlanta was, too many…

Daddy! Ain’t You Got No White Friends?

“There are three faithful friends: an old wife, an old dog and ready money.” –Ben Franklin Family Farm Alabaster, Alabama When I was just seven years old I asked my daddy during breakfast one morning why I had never seen any of his white friends. My daddy smiled and then chuckled: “Charlie, I got me…

Philosophy 101

“Man’s mind , once stretched by a new idea never regains it’s original dimensions.” –Oliver Wendell Holmes What is Philosophy? The term is applied to any body of doctrine or opinion as to the nature and ultimate significance of human experience considered as a whole. It is perhaps more properly applied to the critical evaluation…

Another day in Paradise ( Romance)

“My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love as deep; the more I give thee.” –Juliet Romeo and Juliet Act II Scene II PRIME HOUSE RESTAURANT JAMES HOTEL Chicago She’s late again, I wonder how many men in America are somewhere waiting like me for their woman to arrive? She’s really pushing it…

Eiffel Tower in Paris

“All men by nature desire to know.” –Aristotle The Eiffel Tower in Paris, France is one of the most magnificent structures in the world. Today, the Eiffel Tower is the most visited paid-monument in the world, over seven million people visit this marvel each year. The Eiffel Tower was constructed for the 1889 Paris Exposition…