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Peter Himmelman

Poem

As Evening Became Night

By On April 18, 2018

A poem for those in it for the long run.… Read More

Poem

Fact Of Life (#324)

By On April 10, 2018

A fact of life. … Read More

Poem

Standing Hatless In The Cathedral

By On March 27, 2018

What I felt when I was asked to remove my hat.… Read More

Poem

Paris At 6:56 AM

By On March 23, 2018

I am looking to become someone else entirely.   At least to be not what I have been.   To be what I would become on my very last of measured days.… Read More

Essay

A Deeply Felt Experience Of The Details

By On December 14, 2017

Only seconds before he ripped the larynx straight out of my neck, I had what I can only describe as a miraculous life-saving revelation. … Read More

Poem

Startled By Thunder

By On November 15, 2017

Inertia, self-imposed or otherwise, is among the most challenging things for a human being. We were designed to remain in motion. Even sleep is a form of movement. Resisting change however, is… Read More

Poem

How To Block Out Pain

By On August 22, 2017

This is a strictly non-medical way of looking at pain relief. … Read More

Poem

Memory Makes No Distinction

By On August 14, 2017

This is a poem about intergenerational memories; ones so powerful they are passed down through the DNA.… Read More

Poem

The Yard is Light At 6:00 AM

By On August 1, 2017

This is both a love poem and a prayer. … Read More

Story

A Quarter to Five

By On July 3, 2017

Noah’s brother and son in law each take one of Noah’s arms. If they were to let go even for a moment, he would fall into the open grave from sheer anguish. As… Read More

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