Author Archives: elainedanforth

RIGHT NOW

Now. It really is the only time to craft a rhyme, or better, live life to the spirit, and when it works, too, to the letter, and do what’s here, quite crystal clear, in front of me to do, especially … Continue reading

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THIS GUY AT MY SIDE

I am so glad I have this guy on my, at my side. Yeah, sometimes he bugs me so, so much– I just go nuts! And even though at times I want to make myself quite scarce, I never really … Continue reading

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THANK GOD FOR BREATH

Thank God for breath, and for disasters, the most forceful askers which bid us now step up our game. . . Thank God for sweat, for air, for masks, and bicycles. When normal daily acts of ease have turned quite … Continue reading

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THE SANDS OF TIME FLOW INTO WINTER

The hour glass allows the sands to run– it doesn’t ask what you might want. . . Right through the eight-shaped bulbs grains flow straight down, and curve into a rounded heap, be it in fog light flat or intermittent … Continue reading

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EYE OPE TO EYE SHUT

From eye ope to eye shut, and eye shut to eye ope, the sun doth rise and cuts its arc the world round through varied kinds of skies, and then the stars, our sister worlds, and our bright smiling moon, … Continue reading

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I’LL LET NOT DUSK

I’ll not let dusk leave me here in the dust. Nor fall, the steep descent of autumn. I’ll pry the stubborn, creaky door, with late day sun my eye to bless, and I’ll break out and put my feet smarts … Continue reading

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Yes, DO go gentle into. . .

YES!! Go! Yes, DO go gentle, gentle, into that good night. No, NO! Not THAT good night! THIS one here, this one now, this one that’s fallen, and whose calling is to let us from this day down to settle, … Continue reading

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