Tag Archives: Leaf

CHEWING FOR THE LONG HAUL

Chewing for the long haul. . . Refrain from stewing over slips from good intentions that your habits and your stray desires have you doing– though you chew with all your wherewithal. . . Let go the strain of worries … Continue reading

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YOU AND THE UNEXPECTED

The Unexpected pops up all the time, but often it is so routine there fires not even one neuron that’s ever started or has stopped for it, or upon it much reflected. . . Still, even when the future feels … Continue reading

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THE CLOAK OF SPRING

Night cloaks the land where grew, in days of old, a thousand oaks and redwoods, too, that stood with tops poked up to sky high blue both night and day. . . as this new spring so secretly lurks just … Continue reading

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WHICH LEAF TO BE?

Oh, how to know which blackberry leaf to be?– To make it me, above the fray, and splendidly, spread out from thick thorned stalks, this spring’s growth spurt, brought back from last year’s brown, dry vines so rudely pruned to … Continue reading

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