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Stillness

TODAY Today I’m flying low and I’m not saying a word. I’m letting all the voodoos of ambition sleep. The world goes on as it must. the bees in the garden rumbling a little, the fish leaping, the gnats getting … Continue reading

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Free to Fly

I BOW TO IT ALL I keep telling strangers that to be in the presence of those with whom  you can both share pain and just celebrate waking is the answer to loneliness. Such friendship makes the sharing of pizza … Continue reading

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Why We Love Our Dogs

    THE SWEETNESS OF DOGS ~Mary Oliver~ What do you say, Percy?  I am thinking of sitting out on the sand to watch the moon rise.  It’s full tonight. So we go. and the moon rises, so beautiful it … Continue reading

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Reflection

CLEARING Do not try to save the whole world or do anything grandiose. Instead, create a clearing in the dense forest of your life and wait there patiently until the song that is your life falls into your own cupped … Continue reading

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Poem for a Snowy Day

HOW IT IS WITH US, AND HOW IT IS WITH THEM We become religious, then we turn from it, then we are in need and maybe we turn back. We turn to making money, then we turn to the moral … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Let There Be Light

THE LAUGHING HEART your life is your life don’t let it be clubbed into dank submission. be on the watch. there are ways out. there is a light somewhere. it may not be much light but it beats the darkness. … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Introspection

Be taught now, among the trees and the rocks, how the discarded is woven into shelter, learn the way things hidden and unspoken slowly proclaim their voice in the world. Find that far inward symmetry to all outward appearances, apprentice … Continue reading

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