Category Archives: English

  1. The Poe with a Thousand Faces

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    February 2, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    Quick and light today.  I need a little late-week laugh and oddly enough, it was the grim and dismal Edgar …
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  2. Plato and the Truth We Know

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    January 26, 2017 by Ray Yanek

    By JohnD’Alembert (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)%5D, via Wikimedia Commons   I’d like you to do something for me. …
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  3. The Peace of New Jersey

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    December 6, 2016 by Ray Yanek

    Some mixed emotions with this poem.  I fell in love the first time I read through it and it touched …
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  4. Park Going to Sleep

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    September 21, 2016 by Ray Yanek

    Lamps gleaming into life on a wooded path.  Gas light flickering in the fog.  A street light casting a golden …
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  5. The Chain Poem —

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    September 19, 2016 by Ray Yanek

    Last Friday I took a chance and posted a short poem I wrote as an example for my high school …
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  6. Mirror — A Poem

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    September 16, 2016 by Ray Yanek

    So I’ve never pretended to be a poet, but I put this together as an example of a chain poem for …
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  7. A Message on the Desk

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    September 14, 2016 by Ray Yanek

    I found this etched into a student desk this morning.  It made me think, and then it made me a …
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