Monthly Archives: March 2011

LITTLE ACTS OF HOPE AND REMEMBRANCE

I send up a prayer, just as I swing the next foot in front of the other, just as I toss the next penny into green wishing water, just as I let the next bright balloon soar, or just I … Continue reading

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TIME AND PLACE UPENDED

The majesty of clouds the lowliness of mud the earthly power of overflowing flood. . . the rushing creek forced up debris– logs and leaves, and sticks from stream bed trees washed and strewn on thickening, strong spring green of … Continue reading

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MUNDANE CONUNDRUM

I’ve got an itch but my teeth are craving for a brush. . . sometimes two hands seem not enough, two pots in mid-air held up to wash– no wonder my cuff gets soaked in accidental water pour. . . … Continue reading

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THE NEARNESS OF THE BELOVED by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (translated by Elaine Danforth)

I think of you, when on me the sun’s shimmer +++++from the sea does glint; I think of you, when the moon its fainter glimmer +++++in the stream does paint. I see you here, when up from the distant road … Continue reading

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THERE’S A COLD WIND A’BLOWIN’ THROUGH

There’s a COLD wind a’blowin’ through and the sun bounces wildly off the bright, billowy grey-undersided clouds on the road ahead.

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COAXING A ROCK OUT OF A HARD PLACE

The urge to bawl, an on-edge way to feel that I like not well– out of the blue it comes, or more apt, perhaps, out of my deepest inner fortresses or their dungeons. . . Protest, rejection of a sad … Continue reading

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AT THE END OF THE DAY

At the end of the day and week I can say that the rain and wind still know how to have their way mud to squish lawn to grow lush with its dandelion daisy spray, and heart knows how to … Continue reading

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