Monthly Archives: February 2009

consider defeat

Poetry: In sports, as in most human endeavours, there is only one victor, and it may not always be whom you expect. Life’s experience is more about learning to lose than learning to win. When Tiger Woods lost the second round of his first comeback event, that lesson was illuminated. Continue reading

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Leaving

riverwriter’s brief poetic look at the brevity of life, with podcast reading and commentary. Continue reading

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Climbing

Poem: After a a teaching career, one often meets ex-students, and this event is sometimes an occasion for contemplation. Continue reading

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