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The Way

The way as always round a hill into the dale past a stream upon a bridge into the dale round a hill as always The way This life is forever in descent into leisure `til at an idle when mercy … Continue reading

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Birds’ Nests

Life is then a bird’s nest woven strands of yarns & twigs scrounged thru our years & fit to our shape Here we once brooded upon our tiny dreams providing safety to the fledglings too small to fly `til they … Continue reading

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A Year Ends

A year ends another begins what is but linear we call cyclical A Mulligan Resolutions our attempts at remaking the self will go un`kept by Epiphany We are not short`stories but long`novels trial & error hammered paragraphs forever ending not … Continue reading

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On Choices

She missed the boat        as the saying goes marrying young when her teachers suggested she attend university   But she was in love      as the saying goes with a sweetheart who wouldn’t wait impatient as … Continue reading

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On November

November is not the time for gentle breezes but gale`force winds which bend alders flush the debris of summer Already the pale branch reappears purged now of all its glories stark`naked again as bare it began in winter We will … Continue reading

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Looking for God

I went to Notre Dame in hope of seeing god The incense made my head ache Silencio! the voice said thru the speaker I left I climbed up Mount Fuji in hope of meeting god The cold snow froze my … Continue reading

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Seeking Home

We look up into the sun`shine squinting to see the wings we hear squeaking flying south A migration is now in full`swing Long skeins of water`fowl some headed South others home So we move through this world Make our home … Continue reading

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Game 6

This life is still a game of glad winners and of sad losers modern parenting notwithstanding Not every child gets a trophy an A A war won by truce leaves legacies life`long divisions demilitarized`zones endless suspicions social paranoia and in … Continue reading

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On Baseball & Life

Throwing the ball hard is a good thing Where you throw it is a better thing The aces paint the corners Hitting the ball hard is good as well But where it ends up will matter more Sluggers find the … Continue reading

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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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