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Peter Himmelman


At The Indaba

By On May 8, 2018

And as we dared to be human they moved behind us and began to blow again, propelling us to places our natural strengths could never carry us.… Read More


The Ungraspables

By On April 30, 2018

What is good is what is here. And for this we must both laugh and sing.… Read More


As Evening Became Night

By On April 18, 2018

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


Fact Of Life (#324)

By On April 10, 2018

A fact of life. … Read More


Standing Hatless In The Cathedral

By On March 27, 2018

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


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


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


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


How To Block Out Pain

By On August 22, 2017

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


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

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