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The Good Life

The good life   [so people say] is filled with stuff The shipping is free A game`changer!   [the guy says] in the TV ad I am Waldo   [I am afraid] lost on some page surrounded by junk I … Continue reading

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On Meanings

Somewhere between words lies the intention to know meanings requires imagination my bow rises & falls between sea & sky my course bends `tween rocks & light`houses  I am neither here nor there so if you seek me please look … Continue reading

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Finding Me

How you find me always depends on where you find me A man in a rocker always seems worn ready for his death A man in the forest always appears young expecting some birth Lord let me be found wandering … Continue reading

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On Dying

The fear of the thing the unknown flat`earth`edge where sailors tumble into the abyss We still set dragons on our charts where darkness denies insight leviathans play us A priest or any poet will know better a poem’s last line … Continue reading

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Sun`Rise Over Camelot

And so at last our pilgrimage is done with little more than a dream we have followed along the road in a holy quest for something we cannot even name or ever possess We are humanity on a quest for … Continue reading

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The Trek

The trek down a mountain is always slipperier than the climb up It is life In ascent we are full of hope for the summit`view a miniature`world removed In descent we are distracted by memories of glory so we cannot … Continue reading

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On Faith

It seems faith’s fallen on hard times demythologized by reasonable intelligence It’s said It’s left to the poets to define truth seek the heavens in wild`flowers and eternity in sand We pray to One who remains unseen our prayer`books of … Continue reading

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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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