Monthly Archives: July 2012

WALKERS OF THE DAWN

We walkers in the dawn must readjust our walking times to coincide with earth’s demands .   This time of year we start our journeys a little later every morning.   We feel the cosmic shrinking light and wallow in … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR A RAINBOW

I ran into the yard for it was raining hard and yet the sun was out.   I had hoped to see a rainbow for I know that sunshine and the rain so often build one   I searched the … Continue reading

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INSPIRATION?

I sat before the blank computer screen — my  mind as blank as what I saw.   Was hoping for some inspiration. I  planned to write a poem — a poem that I could call my own.   I stared … Continue reading

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THE THREAT OF DEW DROPS

It’s likely you don’t know a thing about a task I use to have and hadn’t  thought about for years,.   The task was sweeping golf greens to rid the tender grass of dew drops   One of my ancient … Continue reading

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HER FINAL ACT

As she was wheeled into the room on the ambulance gurney she turned her head and saw me — and she smiled — and she stole my heart.   It was  her final act and I was there to feel … Continue reading

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ROWING THOUGHTS

When I row on the rowing machine there’s time to think of many things.   Yesterday I thought this thought: Cleopatra’s trip from Alexandria to Rome way back before any of us were born required one hundred and seventy oarsmen. … Continue reading

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THE BLUR

When the wind began to stir the clear reflections on the pond began to blur — the trees, the clouds, the blueness of the sky were shimmering   There was then in front of me a vast impressionist painting and … Continue reading

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I’M AFRAID

Just before dawn commenced to take the sky a great ghost lay down in a field and stretched out mightily the way I do in my recliner so that when I came along I thought I saw mist and thus … Continue reading

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PAIN METAPHORS

There are two metaphors that use two body parts to describe two portions of our inner life.   One is “Pain in the butt” and the other is “pain in the neck”.   How this came to be I do … Continue reading

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THE PENNY

“That ain’t worth two cents !” I heard, on occasion when I was growing up.   I’ve heard recently that the penny in my pocket cost the good old USA two cents to manufacture.   I ‘m not much into … Continue reading

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