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BrooksLooks @ Moved to Tears

Moved to Tears they move from the Bay State mountains south to Connecticut’s shore move to the land of bratwurst and cheeses to Sheboygan and back to the Blue Ridge for more move to the land where the roadrunner races … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ A Poet’s Prescription

A Poet’s Prescription thank you for sharing these moments with me for reading words arranged mindfully a poem can convey what a poet might say how they think about life how it all goes peacefully pondering it’s ebbs and flows … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Something Gave

Something Gave red blood on a white hot sidewalk officers in blue an outline in chalk lost in the cracks humanity cringes at the unravelling lives of souls on the fringes disenfranchised sanctuary lost forgotten and hurting the real human … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ When the Drones flew Over at Night

When the Drones Flew Over at Night bloodshed flows from countless hearts in collisions of religious might techno-precision response unleashed and the drones flew over at night human kindness threatened an epic battle is on the rise evil’s rampant rage … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ An Ancient Trail

On An Ancient Trail where it leads from and where it leads to on an ancient trail narrow and true footprint on hoofprint paths worn and clear evidence of Appalachian souls who once passed by here compacted in the sunken … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ These Words

These Words these words are written simply my own a seeker on faraway trails out here, a long way from home these words i’ve written could hardly convey answers to questions or even the way if our paths cross and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Little Lives

Little Lives no one knows how any soul could live by limiting their own pushing exhausted onward strives life’s victor alone let us dream big out on the edge and let us not lead little lives and after striving there … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ My Father’s Son

My Father’s Son when you look at me my father’s son i hope you see all he had done to guide a kid through his youth over the years long past his own his name and face passed on and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Appalachian Soul

Appalachian Soul into these mountains life is sacred and whole i came in search of Appalachia’s soul into these mountains hollers and coves on native trails in Nature’s groves into these mountains Appalachian folk thrive as ever, adapting strong as … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Crash and Burn

Crash and Burn maybe when you crash and burn you’ll come back again and maybe you’ll learn some lessons then like life’s rewards are what you earn what your gifts afford when you discern it was never about you what’ll … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ The One Left Behind

The One Left Behind Brooks Bradbury in pondering a person’s soul male or female generally each a role nonetheless each bears its toll present day issues of gender transition present new ways to help brave souls in painful positions but … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ But Did I Really Live?

But Did I Really Live? it took too long to really see time rushing through the sieve there but for God’s grace went me but did I really live? i vow to do much better in the moments that remain … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ A Poem for You

A Poem for You Brooks Bradbury arriving in a digital dimension neither of us knowing the other perhaps you wonder what you’ll discover me, i’m grateful for your attention for these simple moments in time as you consider an unknown … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Appalachian Eyes

Appalachian Eyes trails of tears on native face amid the beauty of their home place for what they’ve left by force, deceived Native souls so long aggrieved it’s over now their joys unrightly mine as i’ve come to know native … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Common Thread

Common Thread the greatest gen came along, and next begat the boomers who begat gen x gen x’ers begat gen y’ers who in turn begat gen z then alphas and betas outlier mysteries to me every gen thinks it’s better … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Crumbling

Crumbling sermons unheard unspoken good words a song unsung lessons unlearned in an inhospitable place where manners don’t matter in an inhuman race cruelty seeps onto the world’s bloody streets gunfire and grief beyond our belief shots fired our frayed … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Running a Remote Western Guest Ranch

Running a Remote Guest Ranch in Arizona “There is a tarantula in my room!” Thus began a three year adventure and a unique hospitality repositioning assignment in the Chihuahuan Desert of the American southwest. More specifically, my wife Susan and … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Crazy and Cruel

CRAZY AND CRUEL HE WAS CRAZY AND COOLTHE TALK OF THE SCHOOLHE WAS COMPLICATEDCONVOLUTEDCRAZY AND COOL THHOUGHT LIFE WOULD BE A BREEZEUNTIL IT BROUGHT HIM TO HIS KNEESHE GREW UP FAST TO HIS SURPRISELIFE HIT HIM BETWEEN THE EYES HE … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Paradise

Paradise FROM DOS CABEZAS THROUGH THE WINTERINTO A SMOKY MOUNTAIN SPRINGON THESE CAROLINA BACK ROADSSWORE HE’D NEVER TRADE THIS FOR ANYTHING ALWAYS HEADED TO SOME MAGIC PLACE OUT WHERETHOSE CROOKED ROADS HE KNOWS WOULD TAKE HIM THERETO A PLACE, A … Continue reading

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BrooksLooks @ Rising Above

RISE ABOVE Brooks Bradbury we sucked the marrow out of life back then took crooked roads that brought us back again found our way into strange new lands said goodbye to our best laid plans and it ain ‘t easy … Continue reading

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