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Poems and Thoughts    by Frank Maurer

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  1. White Ash
  2. A Mad Rush to the End 8 September 2018
  3. On the Edge of the Storm 28 March 2019
  4. Walking Away Spring 2019
  5. Flowing Thoughts by the Flowing River 1 July 2019
  6. My Dilemma 2 July 2019
  7. Key to Success 3 July 2019
  8. Email to Bill 5 September 2019
  9. What all Life could be 5 September 2019
  10. Goli, The Warrior 8 September 2019.
  11. Goli 26 July 2020
  12. At Last, my Love. about 2020
  13. Egyptian Lady 1 September 2020
  14. Disrupters about 2021
  15. White Streets?!? 2021
  16. Environmental Trilogy Plus One April 2021
  17. Revelations of a Birdfeeder Assumptions Corrected April 2021
  18. Thoughts of you. May 2021
  19. Needed Energy Power in Canada. 4 June 2021
  20. The Connecting Limb 4 November 2021
  21. Evolution. 20 November 2021
  22. Unrequited Honey. 29 November 2021
  23. Our Darwin's Tubercle (or Point). 30 November 2021
  24. Aggression and Love. 12 December 2021
  25. Yolanda. 31 December 2021
  26. Marian. 3 January 2022
  27. (Autumnal Black Walnut) 17 January 2022
  28. The Wolf Captured 11 April 2022
  29. Ode to my Dentist 11 April 2022
  30. Dear Mr. Garamendi. US Representative. (Letter). 22 September 2022.
  31. Our Sun 14 October 2022
  32. Anonymous Posted November 2022
  33. Climate Change 5 November 2022 12:00 PM
  34. Your Umbilical Scar 5 November 2022 1330 Hours
  35. Mutation Manifests Phylogeny 5 November 2022 1500 Hours
  36. Clothes 12 November 2022 0830 AM
  37. Bonobos and Humans 12 November 2022 0850 AM
  38. Cuisine and Shame 12 November 2022 0905 AM
  39. Entomophagy I 12 November 2022 0930 AM
  40. Entomophagy II 12 November 2022 1230 PM
  41. Who's Really in Charge? 15 November 2022 11:30 AM
  42. Contemplation 21 November 2022 1450 Hours
  43. USA! 24 November 2022 0825 AM
  44. News Flash ! ! 24 November 2022 0900 AM
  45. My Holiday Beverage 24 November 2022 1150 AM
  46. Our Second Amendment 24 November 2022 1635 Hours
  47. Dialects 24 November 2022 1635 Hours
  48. Who Really Makes the Choice? 24 November 2022 1900 Hours.
  49. Immutable Species. 1 December 2022.
  50. Hidden Libraries 3 December 2022 11:15 AM
  51. Lifespan 4 December 2022 1445 Hours
  52. To Dick Miller, my Friend. d. 2009 4 December 2022 1800 Hours
  53. Fundraising: Raising Remunerations for a Good Cause 4 December 2022 2010 Hours
  54. A Text to Andy, a Former Student, now older and more mature. 11 December 2022 0900 AM.
  55. Mutation. 23 December 2022 0920 AM
  56. Treichel. 25 December 2022 1240 PM
  57. Pheasants on a Swedish Lawn. 25 December 2022 1300 Hours
  58. Foiled. 25 December 2022 1345 Hours
  59. Fire on the Christmas Tree. 25 December 2022 1435 Hours
  60. Frank the Milkman. 25 December 2022 1945 Hours
  61. Mercury Dimes, Remaining. 25 Dec 2022 2004 Hours
  62. Communication Parameters of a New Generation. 25 December 2022 2120 Hours
  63. Campangol. (Campanyol) 26 December 2022 0940 AM
  64. My Wonderful Tree House. 25-26 December 2022 1250 PM
  65. Nora. Memories. 7 January 2023 1450 Hours
  66. Out Of Africa. 14 January 2023 1145 AM
  67. The Elephant and the Tree (1977). 14 January 2023 1800 Hours.
  68. Dinosaur Bone. 15 January 2023 1130 AM.
  69. Kalahari and the Termite Mound (1975). 15 January 2023 1500 Hours.
  70. A Dance in the Kalahari on a Pan (1976). 15 January 2023 1700 Hours
  71. 16 January 2023, Davis, California Sun; on a day predicted for more rain! 16 January 2023 1410 Hours.
  72. 25 June 1973, Lesotho, Southern Africa. 16 January 2023 1545 Hours.
  73. A Jester. 16 January 2023 1600 Hours.
  74. A Time to Decide. 17 January 2023 11:15 AM.
  75. The African Bee (1969-1973). 17 January 2023 1200 PM
  76. 4 January 1980, Sacramento, California. 17 January 2023 1400 Hours
  77. Drums Across the Ocean (1978). 21 January 2023 1650 Hours
  78. At Dusk by my Table. 21 January 2023 1700 Hours
  79. Basil's Sweet Look. 21 January 2023 1735 Hours.
  80. Marshfield Woman. One. 22 January 2023 1120 AM.
  81. Marshfield Woman. Two. 22 January 2023 1140 AM.
  82. Nicholas, the future Zoologist. 25 January 2023 1415 Hours.
  83. Robert Burns, the Day after His Birthday. 26 January 2023 1245 PM.
  84. The Termite Feast. 1 February 2023 0910 AM.
  85. Encountering a Cobra while on Horseback. (Lesotho, Africa). 1 February 2023 1525 Hours.
  86. Cancer Demons. 3 February 2023 1300 Hours.
  87. My Brother John. 4 February 2023 2000 Hours.
  88. Marina. 4 February 2023 2020 Hours.
  89. Swimming the Bosphorus. 6 February 2923 1645 Hours.
  90. Comprehension. 9 February 2023 0930 AM.
  91. The Aardvark Hole. 12 February 2023 1640 Hours.
  92. The Poppies of Elsinore, California. 13 February 2023 1900 Hours.
  93. Just What are We all About? 18 February 2023 0820 AM.
  94. My Dream of the Golden-haired Microtus. 18 February 2023 0850 AM.
  95. The SinkHole. 19 February 2023 10:00 AM.
  96. Texted Thoughts to a Well Diggers Wife. 23 February 2023 1945 Hours.
  97. After Talking with my Friend, Jay. 23 February 2023 2230 Hours.
  98. Caught by a Catfish! 28 February 2023 1630 Hours.
  99. The Epitome of Life. 17 March 2023 1500 Hours (St. Patrick's Day)
  100. To Ingegerd. 19 March 2023. 1255 PM.
  101. Paul, the South African. 19 March 2023 1500 Hours
  102. Juan the Basque. 19 March 2023 1715 Hours
  103. Little Dinosaurs at my Window. 19 March 2023 1750 Hours
  104. Telah, the Basotho Pony. 30 March 2023 1830 Hours.
  105. Telah's Sad Undoing. Part 2. 30 March 2023 2200 Hours.
  106. Some Thoughts. 3 to 4 April 2023 Midnight.
  107. Recyling. 15 April 2023 1200 PM.
  108. A I (Artificial Intelligence). 17 May 2023 0850.
  109. Sunrise. 19 May 2023 0640.
  110. Flying I. Dream of Flying. 3 June 2023 1300 Hours.
  111. Flying II. A Trip to Buzzards Bay. 3 June 2023 1345 Hours.
  112. Flying III. At the Airport. 3 June 2023 1430 Hours.
  113. Flying IV. The Interview. 3 June 2023 1500 Hours.
  114. Exchange between two Philosophies. 9 and 11 June 2023.
  115. Who Will Win? 10 June 2023 0910 Hours.
  116. Flying V: After a long Hiatus. 10 to 19 June 2023.
  117. Elena. Physical Therapist. 14 June 2023 11:10 Hours.
  118. The Wonderful Horseshoe Crab. 19 June 2023 1455 Hours.
  119. Humanism. 25 June 2023 1850 Hours.
  120. Radiation and Half a Beard. 28 June 2023 1035 Hours.
  121. The Octopus. 30 June 2023 1200 Hours.
  122. Grasping onto a Future Past. 2 July 2023 0655 Hours.
  123. My Lost, Saved Tooth. 3 July 2023 0850 Hours.
  124. Our Honey Bee. 3 July 2023 0845 Hours.
  125. The Human Third Age. 3 July 2023 0850 Hours.
  126. Greatness. 3 July 2023 1110 Hours.
  127. The Bumblebee; a California Fish? 3 July 2023 1610 Hours.
  128. A Text to my Grandson. 3 July 2023 1625 Hours.
  129. Wasting Food. 5 July 2023 1030 Hours.
  130. Are We Floundering, Using the Name Halibut? 7 July 2023 1700 Hours.
  131. Herding Geese. 8 July 2023 0915 Hours.
  132. May We not lose Our Joshua Trees! 8 July 2023 1700 Hours.
  133. Dear Agave Plant. 9 July 2023 1215 Hours.
  134. Rare Earth Metals. 10 July 2023 1210 Hours.
  135. The Pacific Pond Turtle. 11 July 2023 1215 Hours.
  136. The Labyrinth. 11 July 2023 1615 Hours.
  137. Anthropocene Epoch. 12 July 2023 1130 Hours.
  138. I. Human-caused Evolutionary Changes.
    Tuskless Female Elephants in Mozambique. 14 July 2023 1600 Hours.
  139. II. Human-caused Evolutionary Changes.
    Aggressive African Bees/Gentle European Bees. 14 July 2023 1800 Hours.
  140. My Dear Friend Bob. An Ode to Robert Duca. 15 July 2023. 1445 Hours.
  141. A Chat with my Ophthalmologist, Car'mine. 15 July 2023. 1530 Hours.
  142. Birds Coping with the New Heat. 16 July 2023 0945 Hours.
  143. Flying VI. Flying Others. 17 July 2023 1630 Hours.
  144. Flying VII. A Trip to Fort Collins, Colorado. 17 July 2023 1845 Hours.
  145. Mary Stoots. A Serendipitous Friend. 17 July 2023 1945 Hours.
  146. A Checklist for Energy Use in Our New Age. 20 July 2023 0010 Hours.
  147. Can Slavery Really be Justified? 20 July 2023 1850 Hours.
  148. Evolution Doesn't Exist ! (Dogs must have come from an Omniscient Puff !) 20 July 2023 1600 Hours.
  149. Wonderful Tony. 22 July 2023 0745 Hours.
  150. Happy Birthday (23 July) to Eric, 20 Year Old Son of Jessie and Ana Soto. July 22 2023 0945 Hours.
  151. What is Sacred? 23 July 2023 2135 Hours.
  152. Emmett Till. 25 July 2023 1150 Hours.
  153. To be as Smart as a Corvid ! 25 July 2023 1730 Hours.
  154. Jessie Soto. 27 July 2023 2145 Hours.
  155. Sartorial Thoughts. 27 July 2023 2300 Hours.
  156. "Doubting' Thomas. 28 July 2023 1040 Hours.
  157. Voice Changes. 29 July 2023 1100 Hours.
  158. Baby Bones. 29 July 2023 1130 Hours.
  159. Two Invaders, Meeting. 29 July 2023 1645 Hours.
  160. The Whistled 'S'. 29 July 2023 1820 Hours.
  161. The Whistled 'S'; An Addendum. 1 August 2023 1130 Hours.
  162. Flying VIII. The Professor's Flight. 1 August 2023 1815 Hours.
  163. Temporal 'Fight or Flight'. 3 August 2023 1810 Hours.
  164. Lengua. 5 August 2023 1420 Hours.
  165. The Menstruating Man. 8 August 2023 1610 Hours.
  166. Banning Shakespeare? 8 August 2023 1925 Hours.
  167. 'Iqra' or 'Read'. 9 August 2923 1035 Hours.
  168. The Inside Windchime. 9 August 2023 1000 Hours.
  169. Blacks and Country Music. 14 August 2023 1530 Hours.
  170. The Veterinarian's 'Hippocratic Oath'. 16 August 2023 1730 Hours.
  171. Our Mother Seas. 19 August 2023 0800 Hours.
  172. To Meal Creators! 19 August 2023 0845 Hours.
  173. The Joy in Shape. 19 August 2023 0940 Hours.
  174. Lauretta, PA (A Physician Assistant). 19 August 2023 2023 Hours.
  175. Two Declarations for Freedom. 19 August 2023 1745 Hours.
  176. Tachymenoides harrisonfordi. 20 August 2923 1745 Hours.
  177. Australian Singer, Genesis Owusu. 21 August 2023 1400 Hours.
  178. Water Levels--Rising and Falling! 27 August 2023 0950 Hours.
  179. Is Juvenile Play Useful? 27 August 2023 1215 Hours.
  180. Driverless Monsters. 28 August 2023 0930 Hours.
  181. The Enigma of the Eight-tailed Eagle! 28 August 2923 1545 Hours.
  182. The Florence Nightingale Pledge. 3 September 2023 1100 Hours.
  183. Humans, as Other Primates, Must Have Leaders, Idols, Stars, Heroes. 3 September 2023 1830 Hours.
  184. Fences Needing Repair. 5 September 2023 1700 Hours.
  185. Flying IX. Landing a Cessna 150 on the Numbers. 10 September 2023 1700 Hours.
  186. The Plight of the Hellbender. 10 September 2023 1710 Hours.
  187. The Enigma of the Florida Key Deer. 10 September 2023 1750 Hours.
  188. Whaling out Names! 10 September 2023 2200 Hours.
  189. The Rewilding of Humanity. 11 September 2023 0900 Hours.
  190. Flying X. The Flight to Nowhere 17 September 2023 1720 Hours.
  191. The Olive Saga. 20 September 2023 1035 Hours.
  192. The Struggling Polar Bear. 27 September 2023 2225 Hours.
  193. The Darkening Arctic. 27 September 2023 2300 Hours.
  194. Road Traffic Influence on Bird Wing Length. 28 September 2023 0835 Hours.
  195. Turning the Tables on a Mess Together. 29 September 2023 0745 Hours.
  196. The House. 30 September 2023 1220 and 1810 Hours.
  197. Alive! 2 October 2023 0745 Hours.
  198. Darian vs Darien / Any Connections? 8 October 2023 1750 Hours.
  199. Proper Treatment of the Vanquished. 9 October 2023 1420 Hours.
  200. Eco Distress. 13 October 2023 0500 Hours.
  201. A Thought from the Dalai Lama. Heard on 21 October 2023.
  202. A Divided Body? 21 October 2023 0815 Hours.
  203. A Text to an Old HS Fellow Student. 22 October 2023. 1300 Hours.
  204. R3 Food Dye. 22 October 2023 1625 Hours.
  205. A Thought. September 2022 Posted 21 October 2023.
  206. The Question. 24 October 2023 0640 Hours.
  207. Chance, My Grandson. 28 October 2923 1830 Hours.
  208. Turkiye, Celebrating 100 Years Today. 29 October 2023 1800 Hours.
  209. 'Just Wondering. 5 November 2023 1519 Hours.
  210. I. Music To My Ears. The Early Days. 6 November 2023 0030 Hours.
  211. White Boards. 7 November 2023 0800 Hours.
  212. The Tusk. 8 November 2023 0510 Hours.
  213. My Poems and Thoughts. 8 November 2023 0520 Hours.
  214. Windchimes by my Window. 8 November 2023 0545 Hours.
  215. Kim from Montana. 8 November 2023 0600 Hours.
  216. 11/11/11--Veterans Day. 12 November 2023 1330 Hours.
  217. Trees and Turkeys. 17 November 2023 1520 Hours.
  218. Text Exchanges--A Place to Stay in Dublin. 17 November 2023 1535 Hours.
  219. Gaza. 18 November 2023 0800 Hours.
  220. In a Poet's Mind. 18 November 2023 0815 Hours.
  221. My Text Encouragement to One, Fearful of Caves. 19 November 2023 0930 Hours.
  222. Remembrance of WWII and Vietnam. An Email from Loren. 19 November 2023 1035 Hours.
  223. 2. Music To My Ears. Middle Years; Antioch College. 19 November 2023 1500 Hours.
  224. Our Sun-Star. 19 November 2023 1820 Hours.
  225. Nora. 22 November 2023 0430 Hours.
  226. An Atomic Tragedy. 25 November 2023 0830 Hours.
  227. Dog Walking. 25 November 2023 0845 Hours.
  228. Reconciliation or (just) Recognition? 26 November 2023 0850 Hours.
  229. Nature AND Nurture. 28 November 2023 1035 Hours.
  230. Climate Panic. 29 November 2023 0900 Hours.
  231. A Tribute to Sandra Day O'Connor. 1 December 2023 0900 Hours.
  232. 3. Music To My Ears. Later Years. Cornell. 3 December 2023 1640 Hours.
  233. A Thought for a Capable Woman. 4 December 2023. 2130 Hours.
  234. 4. Music To My Ears. Further Later Years; Turkey (now Turkiye). 5 December 2023 1600 Hours.
  235. Supper in My House! (An email.) 6 December 2023 0630 Hours.
  236. Must There Always be Perpetual War? 6 December 2023 0950 Hours.
  237. A Tiny Gift. 8 December 2023 2100 Hours.
  238. An Email to a Jewish Friend. 8 December 2023 2150 Hours.
  239. What is Beauty? 10 December 2023 1445 Hours.
  240. Two Types of Blackmail. 12 December 2023 0905 Hours.
  241. A Maple Syrup Thank You. 15 December 2023 1300 Hours.
  242. Grief Unveiled. 16 December 2023 1645 Hours.
  243. A Moment from the Past. 19 December 2023 1725 Hours.
  244. Christmas Owls, Nuptially Vocalizing. 22 December 2023 0710 Hours.
  245. So, Who Has Suffered Most? 22 December 2023 0900 Hours.
  246. A Vietnam Memory. 24 December 2023 1115 Hours.
  247. Procrastination. 24 December 2023 1150 Hours.
  248. Okto Mom--A Devoted Mother. 24 December 2023 1510 Hours.
  249. Orientation to Our World. 24 December 2023 1525 Hours.
  250. Obsolete Hormones? 24 December 2023 1900 Hours.
  251. Christmas Alone. 24 December 2023 1930 Hours.
  252. A New Perspective on Santa. 25 December 2023 2000 Hours.
  253. New Year's Eve. 30 December 2023 1230 Hours.
  254. Our Tree Shrew Affair. 31 December 2023 0930 Hours.
  255. Awake, Neanderthal You have migrated to a new time zone. 1 January 2024 1640 Hours.
  256. The Olfactory Mammal. 1 January 2024 2145 Hours.
  257. The Fire Pole. 5 January 2024 0900 Hours.
  258. 6 January 2024. 6 January 2024 1320 Hours.
  259. 'Vertebra'. 6 January 2024 1455 Hours.
  260. Replications. 7 January 2024 0915 Hours.
  261. Roadkill. 7 January 2024 0935 Hours.
  262. Variation on a Theme. 7 January 2024 1850 Hours.
  263. To Paul, Who Would Understand. 7 January 2024 1150 Hours.
  264. To Don, My Brother-in-Law. 7 January 2024 1755 Hours.
  265. Two Possibilities. 7 January 2024 1905 Hours.
  266. How Wonderful to be so Royally Goosed ! 10 January 2024 1715 Hours.
  267. The Glitter Problem. 10 January 2024 1850 Hours.
  268. The Position of the Eagles' Wings. 12 January 2024 2024 Hours.
  269. Cold Drizzle. 13 January 2024 1100 Hours.
  270. Flowers on an Unused Stove. 13 January 2024 1120 Hours.
  271. Eva. 13 January 2024 1630 Hours.
  272. The USS Constitution: Recollections of a Boy on One of Our Greatest Ships. 13 January 2024 1745 Hours.
  273. To My Dermatologist, Christie Carroll, et al. 13 January 2024 2020 Hours.
  274. What Would Jesus Do? 14 January 2024 1005 Hours.
  275. Book Banning. 15 January 2024 1610 Hours.
  276. Ellie The Governor. 15 January 2024 1630 Hours.
  277. Is Humanism a Solution? 18 January 2024 0915 Hours.
  278. United Columns. 19 January 2024 2330 Hours.
  279. The Enlightenment of a Man. 19 January 2024 2345 Hours.
  280. The Right-Handed Warthog. 20 January 2024 1540 Hours.
  281. An Upper Trophic Level. 20 January 2024 1630 Hours.
  282. Friend or Foe: The Red Cedar. 23 January 2024 0940 Hours.
  283. The World's Panama Canal. 23 January 2024 1110 Hours.
  284. The Tipping Point. 23 January 2024 1125 Hours.
  285. Stirring up CO2. 24 January 2024 0935 Hours.
  286. Damming the Damning. 26 January 2024 1855 Hours.
  287. Why has English Lost 'Thou'? 27 January 2024 0925 Hours..
  288. Where does Prejudice End? 30 January 2024 2330 Hours.
  289. Our Elders. To the Young Ones Around Me. 1 February 2024 1645 Hours.
  290. Yet Another Biological Team. 1 February 2024 1820 Hours.
  291. A Twenty-first Century Human Dilemma. 2 February 2024 1515 Hours.
  292. The Synergy of Human Girls and Their Dogs. 2 February 2024 1549 Hours.
  293. My Haplogroup G on the Y Chromosome. 3 February 2024 1845 Hours.
  294. Fashion VS Function. 4 February 2024 1050 Hours.
  295. The Abortion Argument. 4 February 2924 1230 Hours.
  296. Nikki: A Benevolent One or a Potential Dictatress? 4 February 2024 1445 Hours.
  297. The Egyptian Vulture. 8 February 2024 0529 Hours (yawn)
  298. Intraspecific Conflict. 9 February 2024. 0930 Hours.
  299. 1066 AD. 10 February 2024 1305 Hours.
  300. A Delayed Tale. 14 February 2024 1905 Hours.
  301. A Surprise Visit ! 17 February 2024 1115 Hours.
  302. Alexei Navalny. 17 February 2024 1225 Hours.
  303. Eleven Primaries Allow Flight. 18 February 2024 0040 Hours.
  304. A Payback for being Abused? 19 February 2024 0940 Hours.
  305. Are White Camembert and Brie Doomed to Extinction? 19 February 2024 1950 Hours.
  306. Our holey Land. 20 February 2024 0420 Hours.
  307. Some General 'Rules' to Ponder.
    (Written With B. Franklin in Mind.)
    20 February 2024 0610 Hours.
  308. What Are We Governing? 20 February 2024 0800 Hours.
  309. The New Palestinian Nation--A Proposal. 23 February 2024 1800 Hours.
  310. Oh, Dear Southern Alabama. 23 February2024 1830 Hours.
  311. A True Philosopher. 23 February 2024 1900 Hours.
  312. Our Marijuana Dogs. 26 February 2024 0845 Hours.
  313. Invaders, Conquerors, and 'Gentle' Expansionists. 25 February 2024 1010 Hours.
  314. Why Do We Have a Leap Year? 29 February 2924 1305 Hours.
  315. Green-dyed Food ! 29 February 2024 1340 Hours.
  316. Wish to have a More Exact Calendar? 29 February 2024 1520 Hours.
  317. Aging in the Darkness of Night. 1 March 2024 0510 Hours.
  318. The Irish Stand for the Palestinians. 4 March 2024 1630 Hours.
  319. Rationalizing Age. 5 March 2024 1050 Hours.
  320. Flying XI The Snowstorm. 8 March 2924 1000 Hours.
  321. Flying XII. Night Flying. 8 March 2024 1600 Hours.
  322. To Lady Sultan. 10 March 2024 0610 Hours.
  323. Lady Justice. 11 March 2024 0540 Hours.
  324. The Hidden Perils of 'New' Technology. 11 March 2024 1100 Hours.
  325. Trapped by Age. 14 March 2024 0400 Hours.
  326. Hats Which Define Us. 14 March 2024 0430 Hours.



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