Category Archives: Poetic Musing (Longer Poems)

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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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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HOW DO YOU RIDE THE CHANGE?

How do you ride the change? (Though you may yearn to fight it, clear it. . .) How do you nix or take the risk while some straggling part of you yet trembles and lags back to fear it? How … Continue reading

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RED AND GREEN AND BROWN AND GOLD

There is the red and green and brown and gold, fall shrinking leaves, which people beautifully that pair of Western Redbush trees that, catching slanting autumn light, shone from behind, do kiss my eyes. . . These trees I see … Continue reading

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ACCEPT THE MENDING TIME AND SPACE

When things get so cramped or so expanded, find a way that you can spread them out or else, embrace them, into a spacing that will mend. . . accept the mending, and resulting calm and understanding. . . breathe … Continue reading

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GRATITUDE EXHUMED

Gratitude exhumed, where you thought were only blinding mist and toxic fumes– not for the blessings obvious, those ones for which, you’ve probably done and said your piece, but for those obscured or buried in densely thorned and tangled thickets … Continue reading

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LET SUN AND BREATH BE

Let sun and breath be. Let them in when it is time. Let them leave when it is time. Let dirt and weeds be. Let them be just where they are. Their special nourishment and beauty is meant to rule … Continue reading

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