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On Living

Some surrounded by beautiful art live stagnant lives frozen by fears of losing all Beauty Some throw open doors & windows inviting`in the light the salty`breezes the bird`song Grace Living is letting go of what owns us to receive that … Continue reading

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The Day the Poet Died

One sunny day in early August the poet up and died The song died with him dried up in his throat like a cut blade of summer hay What can I say he succumbed to poetry’s nemesis [what the coroner … Continue reading

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Life Abroad

The Settlers looked for a place someplace specific at the fork of a river where grasses grew ways forth & back rode on currents Life thrived The Pioneers pushed onward feeling limitation in the picket`fence on the front`street preferring sleep under the … Continue reading

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East & West

“I said, ‘I will guard my ways      that I may not sin with my tongue;          I will keep a muzzle on my mouth      as long as the wicked are in my presence.’ … Continue reading

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Perpetual Angelus

Not one of us knows how she will die or for that matter where or when we live as tho immortal tho mortal be Death is a foe for all fearing mortality the Reaper grim brings joy to end leaves … Continue reading

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The Promise

“He reached down from on high,        he took me;    He drew me out of the mighty waters.    He delivered me from my strong enemy,       and from those who hated me;     … Continue reading

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Wasted By Grief

“Turn, O Lord, save my life; Deliver me for the sake of your steadfast love. In death is there any memory of you? Do songs of praise come from the grave? I am worn out with groaning. I am wasted … 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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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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Summer Fog

Once again the fog lies heavy a scrim on the woods on which shadows silent dance  Your form hides in the mist first here then there only to disappear a soft spirit What are we but water in air? Conforming figures … Continue reading

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