Tag Archives: Poem

Dads of the Greatest Generation

By Jeff Salter In the 29 months I’ve been on this group blog, 4F1H, I’ve already written two father’s day columns. In 2011, it was dedicated to my father, Simon A. Salter [1920-2003] and included a poem I wrote for … Continue reading

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After the Storm

In light of all the varied horrific weather events we’ve seen, here and abroad, in the recent past, I decided to dust off an older poem which (to me) captures a tiny slice of the experience one faces after the … Continue reading

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Leave the stinking daylight alone

By Jeff Salter It’s a toss-up this week, whether to talk about daylight saving time, which started Sunday the 10th, or to discuss St. Patrick’s Day, which is Sunday the 17th . Last year at this time, I presented one … Continue reading

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Happy Dad’s Day

                                                   … to My Other Dad                                                            By Jeff Salter              Last year at this time, I wrote about my own (deceased) father, Simon A. Salter.  I hope you’ll click here  https://fourfoxesonehound.wordpress.com/2011/06/16/happy-fathers-day/  and have a look at that tribute, along … Continue reading

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My Spring Feels Busted

                                                              by Jeff Salter              This year the local weather has been strange … even to me, who’s only been in this place (southeast KY) for about 5.5 years.             You see, for a total of some five decades, I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

                             Where Would We Be Without Moms?                                                           By Jeff Salter              Well, the obvious answer is:  without moms … we wouldn’t even exist!             Yeah, not only did they give us birth, but – in most cases – moms … Continue reading

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Kiss the Blarney Stone

                              Maureen and ‘The Duke’ in Ireland                                                           By Jeff Salter              This weekend is St. Patrick’s Day.  If you want to learn a bit about Patrick Himself – and see my poem about an Irish Lass – please take … Continue reading

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Analyze This

                                                        … Character                                                           By Jeff Salter             Some of my favorite things to discuss are characters and poetry, so it’s logical that I’d want to combine the two — since our topic this week is a ‘free space’.  Vivid … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day

                               Tribute to My Father (1920-2003)                                                     By Jeff Salter              So many things to say about my father, but probably the framework for everything is that his own dad died about two months before he was born … and his … Continue reading

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A Few Words About the Irish

A Poem and Some History by Jeff Salter              Let me begin by saying my closest link to anything Irish is that I used to like the Boston Celtics more than any other NBA team and ‘The Quiet Man’ is … Continue reading

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