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At Year’s End

And so we’ve arrived where we began the 365 days spent each file closed and saved to a drive So what have we done with all the gifts? How carved the land where we walked building walls or doors “All … Continue reading

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My Children

The river of my youth flows home again upon the Holiday bearing gifts of tender Harmony in my heart wrapped`ribboned under an evergreen with all eyes a`twinkle My delight watching the tiny boats on water navigating the flow on the … Continue reading

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Advent Love

When I love you simply masks do you love me we’ve lost our way you’re too small & I’m too big to think it Love “Love means to look at yourself The way one looks at distant things For you … Continue reading

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On Inheritance

The fore`head the creased brow I inherited from him the tendency to brood to sough in assignation when words failed him to retreat into music at sign of conflict these he left me The story`telling as a way of history … Continue reading

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Under the Tree

Under the tree boxes of air wrapped in festive holiday colors destined for children hungry to bed Appearances still have the appeal of gold & frankincense as mistletoe does of love in winter He buys a ring for unfeeling hands … Continue reading

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On Marryin’

I’m the weather    She’s the wheel Sunrise to Sunrise she keeps on aturnin’ Sunrise to Sunrise    I am the storm simply achurnin’ She manages all    o’what we’ve got Runs the numbers keep the boat afloatin’ I manage … Continue reading

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Time Is a Gift

Time is a gift comes in a box wrapped brightly tied with a ribbon left on our porch after midnight by a stranger In that box lie days hours minutes seconds even months weeks to spend or waste whatever ways … Continue reading

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My Gift to You

My gift to you is this bundle of words stitched together with thread so fine you’ll not see it Some words will simply float on air feathers off some snow`goose flying south for winter Other words will come with velocity … Continue reading

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On Blessing

Do not give me fame or fortune I have no use for either as I am old & tired Soon gone Do not give me nods & smiles I have no use for either as I am still alive Brain … Continue reading

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