Category Archives: Poems

Hockey Hair, aka The Mullet

Hockey hair, aka the mullet. Even in these days of the manbun, there is still shame attached. Do I wish back when I had long curls that I’d gone full Jim Morrison instead of Billy Ray Cyrus? Yes. Yes, I … Continue reading

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A Poem About Love and Saying, I Do: ‘All Things and Nothing at All’

Aired on February 12th, 2017, on 99.3 County FM, The County Writes . . . The County Reads, hosted by Lynn Pickering. Listen here:   I wrote this for my fiancée, for our wedding. Years later she told me that she was in … Continue reading

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A Tribute to David Jones (Bowie)

            Space Man Stardust Thin White Duke Goblin King   So many things to so many people   Did you ever think so many people would need you?   Always yourself even when you were someone else … Continue reading

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Snowflakes Waltz

Snowflakes Waltz In a dream Gabriel sees Maria dying. Unable to get a hold of her he braves a blizzard to cross a frozen lake in order reach her. In the midst of the blinding snow he starts to see … Continue reading

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In Memory

Arthur (Art) Colin Frizzell 1923- 2003. On July 2, 2003, our family lost a very special person. But many memories remain in our hearts. In Memory A breeze, which blows across the field to cool my brow, a shadow that … Continue reading

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Prairie Dogs

Prairie Dogs After a woman is murdered in a small town, Johnny helps his friend, Bill, get away—fearing for his safety. Prairie Dogs became Colin’s first published story when it was accepted for publication by the UK webzine, east of … Continue reading

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