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On Patterns in Time

I look for patterns the way stones wash along the shore coarse`polished by the tides in time A stone holds grain not unlike wood telling of the mountain moved by glacier down to sea in time A leaf is patterned … Continue reading

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The Old Watch

Once we told the time by hands on the clock big hand & little hand in the tiny circle seconds The days on our calendars full of appointments in hourly increments business lunches prospects The watch would wind itself so … Continue reading

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The Cherry Tree

The heat tells on the trees Their leaves droop even as the fruit goes yellow to orange to red the sugar rising slowly All that one can do is deep`water the roots The trees soak it all up over`night At … Continue reading

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Sailing into the Sun

I have no choice but to sail into the sun whose setting is ever certain for I am unable to run as fast as He flies On my shoulder rides the gliding moon faint now in the failing light but … 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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About Time

The young have too little time to waste it on reflection They leap from stone to stone never considering death The higher the risk the sweeter the attraction Yesterday’s follies old socks into the trash A new pair lies in … Continue reading

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