Tag Archives: quiet

July 2 – soul waiting

7.2.2017 [soul waiting] squirrels, bullfrogs, an owl drops by, savoring the detritus of deep suburban life and quiet. more quiet than we are used to with the sound turned off and the phone out of range. brother elswyn sat for … Continue reading

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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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come Lord Jesus – May 3

5.3.2016 so much scrambling day to day to night to day to fill, to foil, to find or forget   I call to you for quiet, or rest, or something, anything to calm the panic hustle hassle of my soul. … Continue reading

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out for the evening – December 3

12.3.2015 she is out for the evening the house hollow.   furnace hum clock tick keep me company.   when I quiet, her presence surrounds. ————–

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emptied holy open time – November 27

11.27.2015 quiet, calm, emptied openness follows the season.   holiday, holy day, hollowed out by movement day   hurried, pushed, tiresome until   stepped down from and back from and into   quiet time, calm time, emptied holy open time … Continue reading

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wishes – May 5

5.5.2015 [wishes] to shut off the jangle jangle of telly, podcast, radiola   voices of now instant anxiety   and listen to the silence, a bird, wind, steps of a loved one, and the sigh (the soft sigh) of a … Continue reading

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