Monthly Archives: November 2011

HOPE

Hope in darkness deep, a spark, a flicker– a shine of promise in my heart to keep– a sweet to mitigate the bitter– a rainbow arcing through a mottled, winter sky— a mind’s eye glimpse of the granting of a … Continue reading

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A DAY OF THANKS THE WAY IT IS

A day to say, it is the way it is, not the way it will be, not the way it was. But plenty speaks to feeling plenty– loss stirs the sense of what we’ve had. . . we can miss … Continue reading

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BROKEN OPEN

Fallen, cracked my window on the world against a hard floor smacked no way, no more to see through except to let the break dictate a break. . . the reasons for emergency in their good time unfurled as a … Continue reading

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FESTS OF THANKS PAST

A feast on cloth-decked table spread– candles to light– a father at the head. . . so many special kinds of food and fancy plates on which to eat. . . some grown-ups’ knees to hide between, under the table … Continue reading

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ELEMENTS

Wet. Rain. The overture that winter makes to slake the thirst of bush and tree and land, which turns us to go in, reflect. . . and when we venture out, the nature of our power and the power of … Continue reading

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SUN FLIRTS

Today the sun is such a flirt– perhaps a tease– first shrouded by the shadow clouds– then peeking out– then once more winking circumspect to warm and light my day.

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THE WAVES GOODBYE

Too much to hurt inside– Gone from full of future to empty, dark and still– too empty to have cried. . . In order to go further I made sure I skied on heaps of frozen crystal water, to provide … Continue reading

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