My Hidden Voice


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A Beautiful Chorus

A Child Is A Wonder

A Cowboy Named Walter

A Dream Within The Dream

A Girl Like You (A Quatern)

A Hell Of A Game

A Hypocrite On Judgment Day

A Land Called Evermore

A Legend In My Time

A Lesson Never Learned (A Dorsimbra)

A Little Cough

A Little Naked Button

A Love Story

A Man From Killarney

A Man Of Great Simplicity

A Metaphor Is Such A Bore

A Nation Divided

A Paradigm

A Plate Of Corn

A Pleasant Day

A Rainbow In The Making

A Simple Life

A Smack On The Chin

A Sound That Tells Me All Is Well (A Pantoum)

A Special Instrument

A Store Clerk Named Sally

A Victim Of Abuse

A Winter Lament

A Wizened Witch Of Wizardry

A World Of Machines


Abundant Blessings

Abundant Life

Adam's Sin

Age And Remorse (A Tetractys)

Airport Blues

Alien Beings

All Alone

All Black And White

All For One And One For All

All Over The World

Alone With The Shrink

Amazing Love

Amish Way Of Life

Amorous Betty

An Epitaph For Mr. Bee

And Do It God's Way

And God Commanded

And It Comes

And Still It Isn't Done

And They Sang

Another Day

Another Day! Another Day!

Another Week In Hell

Anthill Bullies

Armed Battalions

Ashes To Ashes And Rust To Rust

A Smack On The Chin

Asphalt Prison

Attack On The Amish


Awaiting My Fate


Baby Brother

Back Home On The Living Foundation

Balance Of Nature

Bank Of Clay

Banshee Spirit

Bar Fight In Nantucket


Been Here Once Before (A Terza Rima)

Behind This Desk

Ben And I

Betrayed Love

Between The Lines

B. I. B. L. E

Big City Wilderness


Birth And Death

Birthday Celebration

Black Water

Bless The Hand That Rocks The Cradle


Blessed To Write


Blind Leaders (Corporate Management)

Body, Soul and Mind

Both North And The South

Bountiful Harvest

Broken Glass; Broken Lives

Broken Vows

Building Stuff

Bumblebee, Chickadee and Robin

But No One Cared

But Now She's Gone

By His Grace


Calendar Girl

Canada, What Are You Thinking?


Caught By Love

Caught In The Holocaust

Caught Up In A Craze

Chain Gang

Change Your World?

Childhood Memories

Childhood And Treehouses

Choose You This Moment

Chronic Complainers

Christ Our Redeemer (A Tetractys)

College Romance


Computer Logic

Corporate Downsizing

Country Boy's City Downfall

Country Farmer

Cowboys Never Quit

Coyote Serenade

Creation Or Evolution?

Creature In My Glass

Criticized Into Suicide

Crockett And The Rocket

Cruising Van Nuys

Curse The Man


Daddy Bought A Little Horse

Daddy, What Makes Them Fly?

Damnation For The Snake

Dark Reality

Darkened Caverns

David Talks About His Battle With Goliath


Dead And Gone

Death Of A Mining Town

'Death Row'

Devil's Brew

Digital Music

Dirty Old Man

Do You Ever Stand And Wonder?

Don't Back Up

Dreams Of Yesterday

Driving Drunk (Just A Fool)

Drowning In Society

Drugs Instead Of Hugs

Dumb And Blind

During The Times That I Write

Dying In Vain

Dying Inside


Each One Has A Chair

Easter Morn

Emerald Eyes

Emotional Overload

Empty Vessel

Encounters Of The Sweetest Kind

Enjoy Your Retirement

Eternity Waits

Ethical Thinking

Ever Wonder?

Everyday Intrusions

Everything I Sow

Explosions Lead The Way



Fabled Years Of Leisure

Faith Without Works

Fallen In A Hole

Fancy Nancy

Feelings Of My Heart (A Villanelle)

Fickle Friendship

Fish Caught In Nantucket

Fly Breath (A story)

Follow Your Path

For One Such As Me (A Line Palindrome)

Forbidden Fruit

Forever, I Will Be The One (A Quatern)

Forgiveness Brings Freedom


Free Falling

Free Speech

Frolic In The Night

From Desert Sands To Canada

Frozen With Fear


GeeBee The Rooster

Ghosts Of Yesterday

Gimme Good

Giving Thanks, Thanks Giving (A Palindrome)

Giving The Chase

God Of Thunder (A Legend)

God Was With Them

God's Forgiveness

God's Love Was Not In A Hurry

God's Word

Golly Gee

Gone Fishin'

Good-Ol'-Boys On The Farm

Goosey Lucy

Grandma Remembered

Grandma's House

Graveyard Shift

Growing Old

Growing Up Angry

Guilt Will Not Let Him Be Free

Gumpity Gump And Croakity Croak


Halloween's Evil Spell


Hamlet (Act 1, Scene 1)

Hamlet (Act 1 Scene 2)

Hamlet Parody (Act 3, Scene 1)

Happy Ever After?

Happy Music

Harvest Of Love

Harvest Time

He Complained, She Survived

He Sees From Afar

He Sent A Letter Of Complaint

He Toured Manhattan

He Wanted More

Head And Soul

Head In The Sand

Heart Of A Poet

Heather's Feathers

Heaven's Gate (A Nonet)

Help Us

Here I Go Again!

Her Face Could Launch A Thousand Ships

Hey, There Girl


His Full-House Is Prison

His "Home On The Range"

Hockey War

Holy War

Honest Employment

Honeysuckle Rose

How Old Is The Universe? - Theories From The Bible




I Believe

I Believe In Man

I Cannot Fly, Oh Why? (Little Penguin)

I Can't Get Up

I Come To Give You Peace

I Don't Remember

I Don't Want To Be Addicted

I Dreamed It Was Christmas

I Found The Grace Of God Today (A Pantoum)

I Had A Dream

I Know My Creator

I Lost My Mind In Vegas

I Love Pie

I Love You, Dear

I Might Succeed

I Passed Away Last Weekend

I Serve The God Of Israel

I Stared Death In The Face

I Testified For Him

I Travel The Planet

I Walk On Air

I Want To Eat A Pork Chop

I Would Be Set Free

I Write The Words

I Write What I Feel

If'n When

If Not For Thee

If People Were Like Puppies

I'll Live Another Day


I'm 86 Years Old Today

I'm Five Years Old

I'm Forgiven

I'm In Love

I'm Not Involved

I'm Saved


In A Mess (A Triolet)

In Jesus' Name?

Ink On Paper (Love Letters)

In Slipperyslope Of Fallenback

In The Heat Of The Moment

In The Mosques Of Middle East

Is That What My Life Is?

It Is I Who Will Live With My Choice

It Was Just A Ship

It's A Bridge

It's Calling Me

It's Just Me, Lord


Jack Of All Trades

Jacko The Wacko

Jason And The Five Kingdoms

Johnny-Come-Lately (A Triolet)

Just A Barn Full Of Hay

Just A Blip (On The Radar Screen Of God)

Just A Dream

Just A Pup

Just As I Am

Just Being Me

Just Infatuation

Just Like Daddy

Just Speak Your Mind

Just To Be Yourself

Just Twelve Short Weeks

Just Twenty-Five


Killings In Xanadu Zoo

Klondike Gold Rush

Knocking At My Door


Land Of Silver, Sweat And Dreams

Late For A Date

Laura Secord

Leaders Of Corruption

Leaky Teeky

Leaving El Paso


Let Patriotism Stir

Let's Leave It To God

Letting You Go

Life Is A Dance

Life's Tunnels

Like A Brother

Little Gophers (Dodging Traffic)

Little One

Little Red Wagon

Little Sis'

Little Spider

Little Sunbeam

Living, Giving

Living In Someone's Mind

Lonely, Alive And Fighting

Looking Back To Laugh

Looking For A Dollar

Looking For Some Truth

Lord, Hear My Prayer

Lost In Havana

Love Is

Love Is Found

Love Of Hamlet (Act 2, Scene 2)

Love Crazy

Love Shack

Love Sick


Majestique The Bull

Magic Mushrooms

Many Children (An Ethere)

Many Nightmares In The Night

Many Small Moments

Me And Granddad

Me And Ol' Sam

Me? - Cheating?

Memories Of My Granddad

Mending Fences

Modern Day Reality

Monday Morning Blues

Morning Dew


Mother's Apron

Mountain Majesty

Mourning (A Pleiades)

Mr. Meece

Murder In The Name Of 'God'

My Awful Greed

My Bonny Lassie

My Bonny True

My Brother

My Canada

My Choices May Be Different

My Claim To Fame

My Computer, My Friend

My Country, Strong And Free

My Dearest Yesterday, I Have Found A New Love

My Father

My Father, My Hero

My Favourite Actress

My Hidden Voice

My Japanese Heaven

My Lady

My Life In 1967

My Little Baby Girl

My Little Song

My Mind Runs The Show

My Name Is Frosty

My Next Attack

My Older Little Sis

My Time At School

My Valentine

My Words



Nature Boy

Nature's Call

Neighbours And Friends

Never Far From You (A Triolet)

Never Going Home Again

New World Jungle

Nobody Needs Me No More

No Intelligent Life

No More To Streak Or Turn The Cheek

No Time For The Chorus

Not Bourgeoisie

No Relatives Of Mine

Noises In My Head

Now He Knows That He Can Win

Now, No More Excuses

Now That Is Love

Now They Are Free


O, Canada - The Land We Love

O, God, I Needed You

O, God In Heaven

O, Heavenly Light

Of Red And Of Blue

Old Barber Named Sandy

On The Bayou

On The Night Shift

One Country

One Dark, One Blonde

One Little Step

One Of {A Kind}

One Of The Lucky Ones

One Small Universe

One Small Voice

One With Nature (A Choka)

Ophelia (Hamlet, Act 4, Scene 5)

Opulence To Survive

Or We Will Bid Our Earth Farewell

Our Children

Our Lives Are An Open Book

Our Lives On A Chip

Our Town Was Once A Peaceful Place

Out In The Cold

Out Of Sight And Out Of Mind

Outside These Walls


Pick A Door

Pictures In My Mind

Pinch A Penny

Pinocchio And Jonah

Plain Speaking

Playing With Fire

Pleading With God

Poetry Of Passion

Poker Face

Preacher Preaching, Spirit Speaking

Pretty-Boy Freddie

Pride Of The Humble And Great



Public (Dis)Service

Puppy's In, Kitty's Out


Railroad Bum



Rainy Days Without You

Ramblings Of A Madman

Razor's Edge

Recession Hits The Nursery Rhymes

Redneck Man

Reflection In The Mirror

Religion Counts For Naught

Religion Is Religion



Retirement Day

Riding Fast

Riding The River (The Commute)

Rocky Mountain Paradise


Rockin' To The Rhythm

Rolling The Dice

'Round And 'Round

Roy Loved The Ladies

Rufus The Dufus

Run-Around Rose

Rushing By


Santa's Pantas

Satan's Promise

Sayings Cannot Mend

Searching For Answers

Seasons Of Love

Serve Him

Scratches On The Wall


Shane's Birthday Present - July 30, 2001

She Dwells In Luxury

She's A Classic

She's Glad When I Come Home

She's Here Today

She's My Best Friend

Sifting Ashes

Silly, Sweet Susanna

Simple Faith In Christ

Simple Things

Simulation Stimulation


Sinking Low

Skin Deep

Small Town USA

Snow Rush

So Many Questions

Someone Pulled The Plug

Some Things Remain The Same

Something's Missing

Song Of The Prairies


Soul Train

Speak With Me

Spring Snows

Spring Waits

Stating Opinions With Kindness

Street-Hardened Bum

Strength And Faith (A Tail-Rhyme)

Step Up And Be Counted


Sun And Moon (A Diamonte)



Tahiti Dreaming

Take No Thought For Tomorrow

Take Responsibility

Ten Things Passengers Should Never
Overhear Their Airline Pilot Saying

Thank You, Lord, For My Children

That Certain Age

The Amish Life

The Asylum

The Awakening

The Awful Things You Said (A Villanelle)

The Barmaid, Miss Kitty

The Beat Knows My Name

The Beat Of Ancient Drums

The Better Life

The Big Picture

The Big Three-O

The Billboard

The Boy Within

The Chain Letter

The Clock Goes Ticka Ticka Tock

The Coal Miner

The Colours Of War

The Comforter

The Common-Place Stranger

The Critic

The Dancer From France

The Day I Got Drunk

The Day Is Done

The Day The World Stopped

The Diet

The Edge Of Life

The Ember's Pride Made An Ash Out Of Him

The Entity

The Execution

The Farmer In The Dell (The darker side)

The Flaneur

The Gambler From Reno

The Gambler Named Brett

The Garden Shed

The Genius

The Good Samaritan

The Great White North

The Guardian

The Handyman

The Henny-Penny Blues

The Huck Finn In Us All

The Ice Blues

The Insect Is A Creature, Small

The Jester

The Job In Kentucky

The Jury From Missouri

The Kids In Our Lives

The Last Word

The 'Late' Mr. Brown

The Lessons Of Another Time

The Lie

The Lighthouse

The Little Bee

The Little Boy In Me

"The Lord's Prayer" For My Daily Life

The Man In A Speedo

The Man Who Would Be Santa

The Meaning Of Christmas

The Moonshine Runner

The Mountain Top

The Need To Worship

The 'Needy' Are The Rich

The Nemesis

The Nude

The Perfect Couple

The Pest

The Phantom

The Power Of Music

The Preacher Named Jerry

The Prisoner

The Proof

The Race Car Blues

The Raven Lives Up In A Tree

The Riches Of The Pauper

The Rights Of A Child

The Rocks Cry Out

The Rose Bush And The Bricks

The Runner

The Sacrifice

The Skeptic

The Smell Of New Paper

The Snowplough

The Spirits Of The Bison

The 'Stalker'

The Teacher Named Felicity

The Three Bears (Bares)

The Tiny Elf

The Ups And Downs Of Life

The Vine

The Voice

The Weekend

The Whaler And The Sailor

The Wheat And The Chaff

The Words Are Gone

The Words At The End Of The Hall

The Words We Choose

The Workers vs The Company

The World Band

There Is A God

There's A Difference, Mr. Barnes

They Walk That Country Lane

Things Once Said

Thinking Many Things

Thirty-Two Years Ago

This Goddess Is A Devil

Those Baby Blues

Those Eyes

Those Lovely Girls

Those Old Dirt Roads

Through Eyes Of Love

Tiddily-Dee, Tiddily-Dum

Time Counts For Something

Time Rushes On

To Her Daddy's Work Today

To Touch The Sky

Too Much To Drink

Tough Guy From Brooklyn

Troubled Nation

Turn The Wheel

Two Little Boys In The Field


Under The Arch

Unseen Things

Up Ahead

Use The Golden Rule



Vengeance Is Mine

Visions In My Mind

Visiting Aunt Maud

Voices Of My Past


Wacky Jackie

Walkie Talkie

Wandering Soul



Washed Away

Water Colours

Wavy, Navy Man

We All Look The Same (Only Dust)

We Sleep Here Forever (A Tritina)

We Worry And Complain

Wealth Got In The Way

Weather Raging

Weazy Called Her Sleazy

Weekend Dreamer

Welcome Home

Well, Spit On Me Grave

What A Girl With PMS Can Do

What A Shame!

What About The Sponge?

What Becomes Of What I Own?

What Do You Do?

What Is A Poem?

What Is Man?

What Is Water?

What Money Can't Buy

What Rhymes With Purple?

What's In A Breath?


When I Am Weak

Where Are You, My Love?

Where Beauty Lives

Where I Can Be Free

Where Ya Goin', Huh?

Who's Got Milk? - Beware!

Whipping Boy

Wife Beater


Wiggly Worms


Winter Mistress

Winter Nights

With Crimes Never Ending

With Pants Around My Knees

With Pen In Hand

Without You

Without Your Love

Woodland Weather Watchers


Words Of Wisdom


World Brigade Of Buckets


Writer's Purgatory


Ye Devil Flee

Yesterday's Future Today

You Are Perfection

You'll Make It Through

You'll Wonder Who I Am

Young Lochinvar (A parody of the classic)

Your Anniversary

Your Beauty Is Temptation

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