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Rhymes and Reasons
Poetic commentary on current events.
by Greg Asimakoupoulos
Published every Friday.
965 Articles
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Remembering an Angel and the King
Pondering the passing of two celebrities; PLUS, Jon and Kate Plus Hate, Slaves of Lust and A Sidekick in the Spotlight
June 26, 2009
A Fatherless Fathers' Day
Facing my first holiday without my dad; PLUS, Abba Father, We Adore You
June 19, 2009
I Guess I Must Have Blinked
Thoughts following a high school graduation; PLUS, Lauren and Her Best Friend
June 12, 2009
Sobering thoughts about Air France Flight #447; PLUS, A Father's Relentless Pursuit
June 5, 2009
The Bronx Cheers
But the jury is still out on this judge; PLUS, And It Didn't Come to Pass
May 29, 2009
Memorial Weekend Reflections
Let's not take those names for granite
May 22, 2009
Mr. Trump and Miss California
A lesson in grace but not integrity; PLUS; Reality TV vs. Real Life
May 15, 2009
A Man Named Jack
A tribute to Jack French Kemp; PLUS, And God Created Mothers
May 8, 2009
A Little Piggy in Big Trouble
If only the swine flu was just a nursery rhyme; PLUS, Scare Force One
April 30, 2009
When Losing Means Winning
Lessons from the Miss USA Pageant; PLUS, Remembering Columbine Ten Years Later and Seller Beware!
April 24, 2009
An Easter to Remember
A ship captain's answered prayer; PLUS, Post-Easter Ponderings
April 17, 2009
A Table Grace for Tax Day
Singing for our supper.
April 15, 2009
The Red Sea (Revisited)
Good Friday reflections; PLUS, The Fellowship of Feet
April 10, 2009
Call It a Terminal Illness
Heartsick about ER's last episode; PLUS The Motorcade and The Parade
April 2, 2009
Recovery: A Lifelong Journey
In celebration of the road less traveled; PLUS, Lessons from the Love Birds
March 27, 2009
Full-Court TV
Why I'm crazy about March Madness; PLUS, The Worm of the Big Apple and The Death of a Newspaper
March 20, 2009
Winter's Gone, But Spring Is Coming
Why's answers to a senseless tragedy in Maryville; PLUS, Babies in the Wings (Clipped)
March 13, 2009
Barbie at 50
The midlife crisis surrounding America's most famous doll; PLUS, God Remains
March 6, 2009
Goodbye, American!
A farewell to our nation's beloved radio newsman
February 28, 2009
The Dogs of Winter
Celebrating the legacy of the Iditarod sled dog race.
February 27, 2009
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Author Bio:  Greg Asimakoupoulos
Greg Asimakoupoulos has been called America's pastor/poet laureate. He is the author of Sunday Rhymes and Reasons, the latest book published by The Partial Observer. This much-anticipated release is a collection of his most popular inspirational poetry and features many of Greg's Rhymes and Reasons weekly columns on the P O website. A prolific writer, he has ten other books to his credit and has written more than three hundred magazine articles. In 2000 Greg began writing weekly poetic commentaries to help pastors reference current events in their church communications. His Sunday Soundbytes gave way to Rhymes and Reasons in 2003. "I view my weekly poems for The Partial Observer as political cartoons comprised of word pictures," Greg admits. "I intentionally incorporate hyperbole into my word-play in order to provoke discussion or to make a point. I am a poetical commentator."

Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-ah-COPE-ah-less) is an ordained minister, freelance writer and newspaper columnist. He and his wife, Wendy, have three daughters and live on Mercer Island, Washington.

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Paw Prints in My Heart
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July 14, 2006
Take Me Out to the Ballgame
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October 20, 2005
Going to the Gone
A checklist for Memorial Day.
May 23, 2008
Mother's Hands
Recalling fingers that modeled faith
May 6, 2011

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