Monthly Archives: March 2012

THE INCH WORM

First detected on our dining table It likely arrived there holding onto flowers brought in to enhance our ambiance while we  took in  food and talked. It  dropped to be where we could see its motions — one Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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IT TOOK AWHILE

We began to talk about our  early days — days now long ago and far away. My sister still lived where we had gone to school — one brick building — twelve years. She knew about  the living and the … Continue reading

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SUPPOSE

We waited ‘til the train came. She did not get off. We looked and looked. We could not find her. We called her cell — could not even find her there. She might be just  anywhere. We waited at the … Continue reading

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THE NEW DAY

The new day, I  hope will make itself ready for me — its light just right — not too bright. A few stars left — and even the moon, sometimes — the sun still a distance from rising. The birds … Continue reading

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I CAN’T COMPETE

Sometimes I cast my muse net high into the sky It captures stars the sun and moon — a variety of clouds — and anything else imagination apprehends.. I’m preceded by that very clever man who put a jumping cow … Continue reading

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To Be

TO BE is a mystery I often think about. Do you? I cannot fathom (although I try) that it began some thirteen billion years ago. That’s what they say — the folks who know: astronomers. If they had told me … Continue reading

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THE THOUGHT

As I was walking down the road a thought began to chase me.   It finally  caught up and quite easily engaged me.   My mind was forced to yield and I  lost track of where I was.   But … Continue reading

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A HEALING

I’ve watched the healing of my thumb — was wounded by a table saw whose blade responded to my carelessness.   Every day, for weeks I’ve seen  the healing process contend with this intrusion. It  began by building scabs at … Continue reading

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SNAP BACK

When we view the tragedy that’s far away we snap back pretty fast to resume our normal lives.   We snap back pretty fast to how it was before we saw it.   And if the tragedy is near we’re … Continue reading

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WISHING I COULD SING

They are lined up in a row — a dozen or so and I think most of them don’t know why they are there.   They have come to hear a man likely not as old as they read some … Continue reading

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