Monthly Archives: September 2016

WHEN SUDDENLY

When, suddenly the sun comes up and I am wandering in a grove of liveoak trees whose leaves are laden with a fine translucent lace that comes alive with light and forms a fringe of beauty I stop and try … Continue reading

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NOSTALGIA

Harvested by the wind they’ll fall upon the ground and I’ll not be around to rake them into piles.   Once attended by raking sounds memory now holds them and will ’til my last breath.   Though winter’s scourge will … Continue reading

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AN ORDINARY LIFE

I watch the days go by now.   I didn’t used to.   Back awhile ago I was involved with many things and my hours were consummed.   Now I sit and watch clocks and calenders and pill containers becoming … Continue reading

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THE BEAUTY CLOSE TO ME

There are mountains out there that I see when I close my eyes.   Or perhaps I’ll find some ocean waves or tumbling rivers – or even castles   I open my eyes and scan the nearby golfcourse and it … Continue reading

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WE MIGHT SPECULATE

A possible kin to our planet earth floats in space some four and a half light years away.   That’s what thhe astronomers say.   They also say that within a few years they’ll be ready for a closer look. … Continue reading

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I’VE BEEN SAVED

Some folks are good at worrying – have become quite proficient at imagining the very worst.   Then there are those quite indifferent to the possibilities of darkness and are not easily frightened.   I guess that I am inbetween. … Continue reading

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WE WON’T BE INTO WORRYING

The new hearing aide just purchased might last seven years (i’ve been told) and the mattress we bought awhile back is supposed to hang on for another decade.   Of course when I’m given such predictions I often wonder “how … Continue reading

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MAN WILL STILL COUNT BLESSINGS

Placed around my inner ear is an implant that helps me hear.   Placed within my left shoulder is an implant that helps my weary heart beat better than it did before.   And such additions are commonplace – no … Continue reading

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When today is yesterday will I remember the hours now unfodling?   And when today becomes last week will there be much awareness of what is now?   Likely not, unless – unless some distress intudes – or possibly some … Continue reading

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DEALING

Perhaps it’s not a good idea to embrace the metaphor “circling the drain”.   But it seems a valid phrase to describe one’s older days.   When you give up driving and give up flying there is no denying that … Continue reading

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