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Three Dukes - All Forever Optimists - By Dan'l MclLhenny

Three Dukes ~ All Forever Optimists

Their stature, above their contemporaries

Men who were worthy of looking up to

Always moving in circles of universal purpose and genuine understanding…

Riding Hawaii’s wild surf, swinging for Major League fences or bringing…

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A Treehouse Calls to Lily - By Dan'l MclLhenny

A treehouse calls to Lily -

“Climb on up, you’ll see,

This lofty view awaits you,

We can share good company.”

As the day grew warm

The shady perch felt perfectly . . .

For friendly talk within the piney…

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When Boxers Go Riding - Dan'l MclLhenny

When Boxers Go Riding

In their pink jalopy

One rides shotgun,

While the other pops his head out

Of the cutout roof top

The wheels are inconsequential…

In their sporty, low-slung auto-machine

If I did not know better, I’d say……

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Blueberry Stars and Raspberry Thimbles - Dan'l MclLhenny

Let there be… Blueberry Stars and Raspberry Thimbles

Filled with Oak Milk in a Cheerios Sea…

All flawless symbols, yet nimble nice

Sprinkled brown sugar sweet,

Unless you prefer yours, perfectly neat!

Who cares what your bowl looks like friend,…

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Memorial Day - By Dan'l MclLhenny

Memorial Day,

6:30 in the mornin’ . . .

A father and his son.

Have a tailgate breakfast.

Donuts everyone!

Before a single misdirected grocery cart is collected

And most of Oregon has yet to stir awake . . .a…

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A Treehouse Calls to Lily - By Dan'l MclLhenny

A treehouse calls to Lily -

“Climb on up, you’ll see,

This lofty view awaits you,

We can share good company.”

As the day grew warm

The shady perch felt perfectly . . .

For friendly talk within the piney…

Read more