Monthly Archives: September 2012

ACCIDENTALLY

Accidentally I caught the moon while sitting in a chaise near noon and looking at the summer sky.   T’was hiding near some fluffy clouds and I was glad I was allowed to see it,  though I didn’t try.   … Continue reading

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LONG ISLAND SOUND

There were several architects and engineers gathered on the sand bar building sand castles. They made joyful sounds — laughter and shouting. They ranged in age from  three to six — a mix of boys and girls — all there … Continue reading

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RE-ENACTMENT

I  was walking along a concrete  path. Here and there there were cracks. Step on a crack and you’ll break your mother’s back. I believed it to be true once upon a time when I was six.   So I … Continue reading

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A LEGACY

I trust Hana found the rattle tasted good – was told she also shook it – listened to the sound it made. She wrote to me the other day with some help from her mother telling me that she was … Continue reading

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I’M A LONG WAY FROM SUCH DESPAIR

When I turned over in the middle of the night and held her hand  — the hand dear to me for more than forty years I recalled my neighbor telling me just hours before that when she visited her husband … Continue reading

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MY POLITICAL STANCE

I don’t presume to understand the arguments the politicians make. I’m easily persuaded toward the latest “take” and then will switch my point of view — will give another pitch my due. I’ve tried to read and read to grasp … Continue reading

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WHEN MORNING COMES

I saw the dawn wipe star light from the sky — not all at once but here and there, at first — and finally everywhere.   There was some resistance but at the sun’s insistence the task was finally done.

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A DAWN SIGHT

At that moment when dawn began its daily journey and offerered the possibility of light — when all the stars had disappeared I saw a crescent moon up there hanging above bright jupiter. And then a jet stream moved between … Continue reading

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SIT AND WATCH

The eastern sky is just beginning to ease the darkness from the sky — the sky, for me, now over the waters whose lapping against the sandy shore was a lullaby last night as I went to sleep and are … Continue reading

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DELETE

It is happening more these days — your opened laptop revealing news: another friend has died.   The world you love is shrinking — shrinking and address deleting is a thing you do — it has become a habit.   … Continue reading

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