Free The Golden Calf


Steady is the hand

keeping balance in the land

as it measures the cost

of freedom on demand


A hero’s song unsung

off the tip of a silent tongue

reminds us of the place where

only the good die young!


With red roses near

blue skies that stretch for years

those broad stripes and bright stars

prepare our youth for tears


“Left, right, left…” we stride

to breach the great divide

We must march together

or risk this nation’s pride


If In God We Trust

but for more loot we lust

the Golden Calf we’ll praise

half buried in the dust


About face!


As one united nation

let us move in the same direction –>

towards a day worth remembering

and a history worth repeating



About My Father’s Business

Keith and Dad


The biggest man I know

is not really big at all

He’s always near to lend an ear

or to catch me when I fall


The wisest man I know

doesn’t claim to know it all

Though it’s plainly clear my father dear

is willing to heed the call


The greatest man I know

didn’t know he’d grown a tree

Although he knew just what to do

to bring out the best in me


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