Tag Archives: silence

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 Election Day

We retreat now to our native caves to await the judgment our single solitary ballot added to the vast sea of the national will Now we retreat Across a fence the neighbor pulls` down window shades so as not to … Continue reading

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On Silence

From the window late in the dark of night after commuters are home partyers asleep in their beds the Island falls into a silence so deep I can hear the surf rolling in & out over sand scrubbing out the noise … Continue reading

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