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As George Lay Dying

“My God, my God,       why have you forsaken me?    Why are you so far from helping me,       from the words of my groaning?    O my God,       I cry by … Continue reading

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On Presents & Presence

There is a silence born not of presence but merely of absence A time in old age when heroes of the story retreat into their private wilderness and are never heard from again And there is another silence born not … Continue reading

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On Tiny Feet

I am awakened in the December night by what sounds like a family of raccoons dancing on my roof Merely the music is missing to the rat`a`tat`tat`tat of their tiny feet I listen for awhile considering the graces of what … Continue reading

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