jim hogg


jim hogg
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Never owned a horse; like catapults, bows and slings, and love a single slow violin... apples and monkey nuts lit up my mind when I was very hungry until about twenty years ago. The Sitka Spruce is an almost perfect life form in my view, but the resin is ridiculously sticky for such a fine tree. Think Looking Into You by Jackson Browne is one of the greatest songs ever. First heard Browne on the beach at Brighouse Bay in the spring of 76 thanks to Donald Clint and Micky Crossan (on the tape player in Micky's pick up truck) after they gave Eleanor and I a lift to the shore one sunny afternoon as we were walking out to the Doon near Kirkcudbright. The sun was fierce that year and almost ... more »

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  • John Raubenheimer (11/8/2011 1:28:00 AM)

    Nice to find you're still here Jim. Off to work but I'll be back for the pleasure of reading your poems. Looking forward to it.

  • Abhay Vignesh L Abhay Vignesh L (3/8/2011 8:35:00 AM)

    Read some of your poems.You have great aptitude for verse.Nurture it.Keep writing.

  • Thomas Courtney Iii Thomas Courtney Iii (5/9/2009 12:32:00 AM)

    Awesome! A storm of language and imagery. I'm an instant fan. Fun, very fun!

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Best Poem of jim hogg

Only Human

I guess we didn't make our dreams come true
And where our flowers bloomed now weeds grow tall
It's strange to think there is no me and you
I guess we're only human after all

We rode the waves when love was blowin' free
We scaled the heights and never once looked down
We built a world from only you and me
Then brought the whole thing crashing to the ground


I guess we must have thought goodbye my love
For somewhere in our long and winding song
We lost the melody and lost the urge
I guess we're only human after all

But still I spend so many ...

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