Monthly Archives: September 2018

ABOUT SALLY

The ten year old little Sally one night in the early nineteen thirties walked one mile at around nine pm from a friends house back to her own – did that in a small town darkened by sunset. Sally’s brother, … Continue reading

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I CAN’T IMAGINE

There are those days when I spend a lot of time trying to imagine what my imagination can’t handle. I can’t imagine how all of our galaxies were formed. I can’t imagine how the world was formed. I can’t imagine … Continue reading

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CONCERNING DYING

Most of mankind has died but some of it remains alive and a small portion thrives. I, myself, have yet to die and even though I’m still alive I often wonder why I do such wondering concerning dying. There will … Continue reading

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THOUGHTS

I think about thoughts sometimes: how we get them and how they leave us. Mostly dependent upon our emotions and surroundings our thoughts move in and out of our minds – sometimes controllable and sometimes not. I thought I’d write … Continue reading

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A HOLE IN ONE

Recently I made a hole in one of my sneakers – the left one – a hole made with a saw tooth knife. I thought about my electric drill but I have rid myself of all my power tools. The … Continue reading

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TAKE TIME FOR SADNESS

Take time for your sadness when it comes. Do not think it’s always best to smile. And nurture it with memories and love. One can be sad and thankful. Temptations toward self-pity often lurk nearby and some resolve might be … Continue reading

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THE LEAVES OF YESTERDAY

The autumn leaves I wish were mine today but I’m unable access them for the trees where I now live do not deposit annual gifts of beauty beneath their boughs. And so I have to take two paths for my … Continue reading

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THAT’S THE WAY THE BALL BOUNCES

I guess (and that means “I don’t know”, or “likely” or “maybe”) that most of us who get to be ninety look at TIME as if it were a reality that has gone very fast. It seems that memories have … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR FOOD

HE DOES NOT LIKE WAITING FOR FOOD – PUTS HIM IN A DEPLORABLE MOOD. AND OFTEN HE’LL GROWL AND PERHAPS HE WILL SNARL AND MANY MAY THINK HE IS RUDE.   HE KNOWS THAT IN TIME HE WILL EAT – … Continue reading

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PUTTING SADNESS TO REST

THE WIND AND RAIN HELP MAKE OUR WEATHER. AND OFTEN THEY’RE WORKING TOGETHER. SOMETIMES WE GET BLOWN OR GET WET TO OUR BONES. UNLESS WE’VE PREPARED AND ARE CLEVER. ONCE I WROTE A POEM THAT GOT SOAKED I’D COVERED IT … Continue reading

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