Monthly Archives: January 2012

STRUTTING DEEPER INTO LIFE

Getting into life deeper and deeper lighter and lighter higher and higher poised between contentment and desire I find answers I stay open I wonder sometimes I inquire I’m getting more discrete and acting ever bolder strutting with growing grace … Continue reading

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THE QUEST FOR PERFECTION

The quest for perfection– all decisions are based on insufficient information– if all perforce would need to be right before or at the very start dreams might fly kite-colorful high yet fade into a dull oblivion. Find some bright stepping … Continue reading

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IN THE BLINK OF AN EYE

Don’t judge the color of the day By dim skies of grey Presiding over wet and chill and whipping wind– For as soon as you do, Segues in the blue And bright sun rays radiate a warming trend.

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THE TURN OF WORRY

I turn away from worry to face the facts amid a calm that more clearly sees the flurry– thus quite more apt to brave the storm.

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FOG FOR ME

“The fog comes on little cat feet. It sits looking over harbor and city on silent haunches and then moves on.” Well, maybe for Sandburg, and in Chicago. . . but for me, in San Francisco, the fog blew in … Continue reading

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LAND AND SEA

Land and sea life’s interplay between flow and solidity– gifts God does bestow from the simplest to the best in ingenious complexity. . . dark dense wet eels’ depths reaching to the mountain tops and sunlit eagle’s aerie and higher … Continue reading

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SOMETHING IN THE WORLD IS RIGHT

One well designed move to work the core of my core, one streak of sunlight casting rays on gray stone wall of just the right height, a pile made of dropped brown pine needles galore and a single shiny sal … Continue reading

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TO KNOW FROM HEAD TO TOE

The head does good it carries eyes, nose, mouth and ears to see, smell, taste, and hear the hands can touch bringing still more in our reach. . . but to go deep, the heart is smart, and so’s the … Continue reading

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MACROBIOTICS: WHAT IT IS– A POET’S TAKE

Macrobiotics the acceptance of personal responsibility for one’s life and one’s health powerfully coupled with the pursuit of knowledge and understanding to be able to do a really good job of those things, come hell or high water.

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LIVING TO TELL THE TALE

cloth books +++++to please, appease +++++the youngest babes +++++gave way to clock books +++++with hands to spin +++++and set +++++in sundry ways some books there were with golden spines– some told of the olden times. . . some were writ … Continue reading

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