Poet’s Corner

November 2020

by George A. Hancock November Days Sunday begins November’s runEarly before the dawning sunEST also resumes on this dayNow darkness covers our way. November days are often rawThe winds slapping at our jawLate autumn is on the sceneWith weather far… Read More ›

October 2020

by George A. Hancock October’s Story Thursday begins October’s runEarly before that dawning sunThere’s a slight chill in the airWith a breeze that doesn’t care. October’s wind touches the streetOften tugging at my running feetBefore giving up and flowing onAlways… Read More ›

September 2020

by George A. Hancock Autumn Days Meteorological Autumn is hereAnd many folks utter a cheerWe bid adieu to humid waysAs we begin our autumn days. Autumn brings cooler road daysSo we stop the mournful braysThat seem to resound for weeksIn… Read More ›

August 2020

by George A. Hancock Darkness Again Hello darkness my old friendSo, what do you recommend?You blanket my dawn roadsWith growing dark episodes. Despite days of humid heat.I can’t see my running feetIt’s dark without street lightsWe miss some road sights…. Read More ›

July 2020

by George A. Hancock Humid Sweat drips down my faceSlowing my morning paceThe morning air is warmAs bugs began to swarm. This July morning is hotHumidity covers my trotYet, running right at dawnIs cooler than later on. Running anywhere at… Read More ›

June 2020

by George A. Hancock Summer Summer 2020 is hereGo ahead, please cheerWe earned these daysFilled with sunny rays. Running in light gearMinus any icy fearIs really first rateAnd so hard to hate. Warm temps surroundAs do chirpy bird soundsNow running… Read More ›

May 2020

by George A. Hancock More Light May brings more daylightIlluminating our road flightMore light morning and nightEases some of that road fright. May creates 31 delightful daysFilled with brilliant sunny raysAnd fields with gorgeous greenThat every day are a super… Read More ›

Kiss

Affordable! Affordable!Keep your life transportable. Avoid obsessions with possessions,Want you psychiatric sessions? Chasing debt can make you phobic,It’s like living anaerobic. If, bleary-eyed, you stare in stores,Then run, to get thee out of doors. Henry David Thoreau-LeeAKA Sal Citarella

April 2020

by George A. Hancock More Green April brings us more greenA pleasant road side sceneEach day the green spreadsCreating sights few dread. Vegetation and our local treesAre greening on our road spreesWarmer temps and April rainFuel this green roadside gain…. Read More ›

March 2020

by George A. Hancock Songbirds Yea! The songbirds are backOur calendar remains on trackDaylight grows steadily strongIt’s spring with a warbling song. The seasonal flight was greatThese songbirds are first rateMy early runs quiet no moreAs I walk out my… Read More ›

February 2020

by George A. Hancock Extra Day Our February has an extra dayAnd many seek the best wayTo enjoy this Leap Year timeWithout spending any dime. Leap Year is an easy correctionCreated once for our protectionAs we steadily spin on this… Read More ›

January 2020

by George A. Hancock January’s Story January’s story is the first dayThe New Year earns a Hooray!Year 2020 begins a year runWith sadness, angst, and fun. January’s story is the weatherSo snowy it hides the heatherOur green lawns are out… Read More ›

December Poetry

by George A. Hancock Cookies! Back from a December runWas windy, cold, minus any sunAt least the roads were dryPreventing any slip-sliding cry. Now outside our main side doorAn aroma thrills my whole coreThe wife’s baking Christmas cookiesThe perfect size… Read More ›

November Poetry

by George A. Hancock Dry Leaves The radiant colors are gone As is that bright sunny dawn November is now on scene Bringing color far from green.  The runner is on the move Perfecting his seasonal groove He’s up early… Read More ›