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lying fallow – December 18

12.18.2016 a lying fallow afternoon, nothing of import to do but breathe which should be enough.   for dog whose nose lies on the floor it is a full day’s work   and cat seems to have perfected the art … Continue reading

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I’ve been waiting today – September 7

9.7.2016 I’ve been waiting today for the leaves to start their fall, for the littlest gold yellow bits to sprinkle across the garden even while the humidity of late summer drags and pulls   it’s a wait I can wait … Continue reading

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present – May 19

5.14.2016 he walked across the stage and I missed it busy tapping the video feed.   be present to the moment, the mystics taught us see what is right in front of you.   good lesson.   the good news … Continue reading

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words start to escape – May 9

5.4.2016 words start to escape you.   these yellow flowers that just cropped up on the lawn.   I knew them only yesterday what’s the word, I ask. dandelions, she says.   oh, right… something with animals. okay. ——————–

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cutting clear – February 2

2.2.2016 falling flakes bring joy, crisp air filled with dances of angels   spirits seen and unseen as of old father winter mother snow   shining diamond edges reaching out to cut my lethargy clear. ———————–

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animal nature – October 4

[10.4.2015 ] the dog lunges without warning   the leash tearing at its holder.   they are always animals. —————-  

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pain is a leveler – January 3

1.3.2015 pain is a leveler internal   a signal of need to stop   or start or remove or do   a sign from within   to attend. ——————

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the turn of an ankle – November 21

11.21.2014 the turn of an ankle is a little miracle   beauty in an instep   the grace of an arch   and that doesn’t count   all the wonders they are   connected to. ——————————-

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enough said – November 17

11.17.2014 don’t tell that story she says it hurts my feelings.   but I don’t mean anything by it   people ask and I think it’s funny.   but it hurts my feelings.   enough said. ————————

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hey there – May 24

5.24.2014 pains filled the day paying for not paying attention   to the sounds of the body, the creaks and pausing   of muscles, bone, tissue as if they did not matter.   the body has its own way of … Continue reading

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