Monthly Archives: November 2013

deliverance – November 29

11.29 The oppressions of narrow religion we cited for opening Sundays and closing off Sabbath. Holidays we declared as times to shop, meaning time to work. Our limits on usury interest we ended in the name of updating ancient scripture, … Continue reading

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simple gifts – November 28

11.28 the steel blue river of ice bends its swan neck amongst fifty foot sentinels, balancing the browns and needle golds below.   while the sweet fall wift of smoke upon the wind echoes passages of time and hearth and … Continue reading

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apple pie blessings – November 27

11.27 I pick up an apple and the peeler, start around, getting the sides, top, and then use the round chopper for slices suitable for the pan. Sugar cinnamon, nutmeg, yum. Butter pats before the top crust goes on and  … Continue reading

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markets – November 26

11.26 the markets rose today again   numbers flailing upward as if   the sky was too close for falling   and our eyes unaware of an edge   where things turn and drop   and we all run for … Continue reading

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boxes of boxes – November 25

11.25 boxes of boxes of things put away until   until it doesn’t matter anymore, until   the use that was in them no longer applies   or until the lives that were in them now   speak different voices … Continue reading

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windows rise up – November 24

11.24 windows rise up and glow amidst the trees   magic lanterns of other’s life stories.   perhaps they will drift away on the wind   and I will stand here with the skeletons   of dark trees and quiet … Continue reading

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twinkies away – November 23

11.23 cream filled confection, the end of its era, produces shock, awe and fevered discourse at the truck stop   While rockets red glares burst over TelAviv and troops mass at the border for retaliation devastation.   maybe this is … Continue reading

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