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his chair gets up – April 20

4.20.2017 his chairs gets up by itself   a button moves him into position   to rise, step, move out for bodily functions.   and yet his voice is clear   his eye sharp his listening full and present,   … Continue reading

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an inch of snow – January 25

1.25.2017 an inch of snow covers a lot of damage   sad grey melting world suddenly crisp in the morning air   the walk to the mailbox now crunching satisfyingly.   snow, snow beautiful snow   as long as it’s … Continue reading

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believer – January 24

1.24.2016 I believe in science — it is not enough I believe in the human story — it is not enough I believe in the leadings of my heart — it is not enough   cold and harsh hot and … Continue reading

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old movies bang bang – September 9

9.8.2014 old movies bang bang shoot ‘em up   without the gory details or beheadings   as if knowing that such are not good   for eyes to see and minds to bear. ———————— to revel in violence is to … Continue reading

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wear and tear – June 1

6.1.2014 forty years ago on a rain slicked night a car in front turned sideways at fifty miles per hour   and five years later the back gave out, like the twisted metal of the driver’s seat, on a drive … Continue reading

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Lent Prayer 35 – April 8

Lent Prayer 35 in the garden a knowledge was sought   that we could not deal with   of good and evil not as measures   but from the inside.   that dark knowing breaks us still.   deliver us … Continue reading

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Lent Prayer 22 – March 26

Lent Prayer 22 taking a piece of the truth as the whole leads our hearts astray forgetting all the grace that comes our way as if only one part mattered help us to see your hand beyond the narrow focus … Continue reading

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