Author Archives: elainedanforth

I WANT EVERY COLOR OF THE RAINBOW

I want absolutely every color of the rainbow– right now, and gotten all at once, and also, each savored plain, all by itself: red, blue, green, purple, orange, yellow. Yet, what this asks of me to do despite snows, winds, … Continue reading

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A BIRD’S BEAK

A bird’s beak cannot quite as we do, speak. A bird’s two wings take it to flight, as is its right, and’s maybe why so happily and beautifully it sings.

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DARE. . . BUT BE INTELLIGENT ABOUT IT

Dare. But be intelligent about it. . . When faced with the likes of a proud and wounded elephant, best not to fight it, shout it, or blithely to ignore it’s there. Respect it, greet it, give it space, and … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR THE MOTHER LODE

You’re on the road and searching for that vein known as the Mother Lode. . . And, if its hid vicinity you find, and the gold has not yet all been mined, a freezing river you must enter with a … Continue reading

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SAVOR THIS

Savor that taste. . . that breath. . . that cheering beam of light. . . there is no knowing beyond that. . . Some more may come, for you to see– but looms too the possibility that before or … Continue reading

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THREE, TWO, ONE!

Three two one, Ready! Set! Go! What if not ready, not set?– But knowing there’s much stuff to do, many places to go, and people to see, and desperately NOT wanting the whole thing to blow? What if the ground … Continue reading

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NOW EAT I THROUGH MY BLESSING (an end-of-meal prayer)

Now eat I through this given blessing of my food with present Thought and Love, till my last cherished bites are taken and well chewed. . . If I but stay enough to feel my luck, perchance I could receive … Continue reading

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