Monthly Archives: September 2015

Tribute To Bobby Fick, A Great Senior Patrol Leader

Scout’s Honor….This is a photo of Bobby Fick, the taller scout in the picture, who was the Senior Patrol Leader of Boy Scout Troop 170 during the era of the mid 1980’s. To the right of Bobby, is his dad, … Continue reading

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Penny’s Last Letter

Penny’s Last Letter By Richard Mabey Jr. On the day before you died, you took the time to write me. When I read your letter, O’ how I cried. For it was plain to see, you were never getting better. … Continue reading

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Would You Buy This Book?

If you were walking around inside a bookstore and you saw this book, would you buy it? Would You Buy This Book? By Richard Mabey Jr. If you were walking around inside a bookstore, would you take out your hard-earned … Continue reading

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The Broken Vase

This is a poem that I recently wrote about the broken vase. Penny’s paternal grandparents lived in the apartment above Penny and her family. Penny’s Grandma’s vase was always kept atop the piano in her grandparents’ apartment. I would often … Continue reading

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For Penny

I wrote this poem yesterday, September 5th of 2015. It was my 62nd birthday. For Penny By Richard Mabey Jr. When you wrote me and told me…. that your time was near and that you had no fear of dying. … Continue reading

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