Monthly Archives: September 2018

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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