Author Archives: memoirpoet

About memoirpoet

I've been faking it as a writer for more than 30 years. Keep that low.

Winx: Could History’s Greatest Mare Be the Greatest Horse?

Just watched and listened to Hugh Bowman walk back to weigh out aboard Winx. She wasn’t sweating. She wasn’t blowing. It was as if she hadn’t even had a work today. Humidor, the runner-up was game and kept the great … Continue reading

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Baffert Is Not Stymied About Arrogate

Baffert Is Not Stymied About Arrogate       Arrogate raced exactly as planned. I truly hope Baffert and friends made a flat $20 million gambling over the past three races he couldn’t possibly win. That would equal about everything … Continue reading

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My Sister: A Memoir

    My sister was a good person. She died suddenly earlier this month and the suddenness of the powerful forces that control life and death forced me to go back through time this morning to recall our lives together. … Continue reading

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8 years of suffering under Barack Obama

Originally posted on Teri Carter's Library:
Photo credit: The Associated Press The sentence I hear most from well-meaning, conservative friends since President Trump’s election is this: “We suffered 8 years under Barack Obama.” Fair enough. Let’s take a look.…

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The Eagles Concert Tour (2010)

Source: The Eagles Concert Tour (2010)

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Like The Prophet – Like Gibran

Source: Like The Prophet – Like Gibran

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Scabs

Source: Scabs

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Scabs

Body bags became our rags As we spewed laugh-less trite About “Rag Heads,” deserts, disgust About tinseled 9.11-rust and New Yor’ Ricans Mustn’t ask how many died. It’s a secret, shhush, so they can lie. We hid behind a moral … Continue reading

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Something I Know (Another Memoir)

Source: Something I Know (Another Memoir)

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Showing Off Society

Source: Showing Off Society

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