Trying to restart my Rural Ride Share

If the crowd I found on Quasqueton Iowa’s FaceBook were around when the men who wrote the propaganda to fill churches were writting they would have failed. One person when I inquired best place to proverbially hang my shingle said ‘there are jobs on Every corner?’ Was not what I asked! Literally! Another person alsoContinue reading “Trying to restart my Rural Ride Share”

I stride

I continue for those I loved, Those that left me, Those that fought and believed no one cared, At a meal I hear a lecture https://youtu.be/wiyGfhhfxxw, If I have another meal the historian in me revels in Time Team, I stride forward for.mom and my baby sister Ellen. and her unborn son, I rise forContinue reading “I stride”

What the hell!

The lot unforgiving seeing slight when none was made, Just thought I’d like to go for a burger, Didn’t want to go alone, My mistake I guess, Last time I spoke to the neighbor, She thought after giving her $46 for the lawn mower so she would now my lawn too, She mowed, Did aContinue reading “What the hell!”

Again she trys

Back to the library, Borrowed money in hand, Stop at library, Judy brought me food, Best family beside mom I ever had, A girl named Judy Waits, Hallmark of Val, Denise is trying to make money, Supplies nearly out of, No help insight, Giving it one more day, Watching videos, I hope this isn’t crap!Continue reading “Again she trys”

The Train

My neighbor talks to me, Her father tortured his family for hours, Little brother beat unconcious, The train was savage, Unrelenting beating his sons and daughter bloody, Mother left, Coward! Some families war was on the home front! My dad’s weapons of pain were inflicted verbally! My older sister Diana lied”savagely, Crushed my good name,Continue reading “The Train”

US Census

I wrote on document, Demanding my response, Is this Russia or the land of the Free? Demanding number of people residing in a home on thing, I answered that, me, one, It saddened my cats there was no spot gor them, Not really but made you think! Asked me name of owner of my home,Continue reading “US Census”

The girl who ran

Hometown girl, Oldest of four children, Father not a drinker, Crazy son of a bitch the girl’s father, One night, Like many nights, The child, The girl, Ran, Her father with shot gun, Hunted her, Her younger brothers blames her, Her brothers lived through hell..? But the girls life was in jeopardy, Twelve being momContinue reading “The girl who ran”

A warrior,

Strength and courage, Walks with her, Took a small goverment check, Saw her clear, Sailing out of goverment low rent, Poorly made low rent, Thats not a home, I have a friend who thinks poverty is taking all free can get, No self respect in poverty, No one cares more then those of us whoContinue reading “A warrior,”

That Army Drill

Company D, We had a woman, As a child I took her as just annoying, Annoying was her job, Its that woman who pounded it into me work, Put self before now, Climb hill, Shoot the M-16, Nineteen seventy seven I was such a child, No confidence, Dad an alcoholic, Youngest child, Dad tried, TrainingContinue reading “That Army Drill”