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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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Winter Solstice

The tide of the daylight has turned overnight The last of the old light has leaked out of the year The first of the new leaked in The consumer will not notice nor will it be of consequence But poets … Continue reading

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Advent IV: On Hope & Expectation

The old fisherman stands on the promontory out where the rocks meet the sea In his hands the coiled net As he casts he sings       Dios con nosotros, Emmanuel!       Dios con nosotros, Emmanuel! The … Continue reading

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Lantern to Hand

Have you lit a candle in the window in the hope of warding`off the insidious darkness of the night? If not just for the stranger in the lane then certainly for your self which tho safely within has far to … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s Storm

Yesterday’s storm brings tomorrow’s tides the future shaped as it is by the past’s follies Yet in the present we insist we are uninhibited as though the fabric of time were not of one piece The poisoned soil can but … Continue reading

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