Monthly Archives: October 2019

My Clock

I made the cherry clockseveral years ago —that is, I fashioned its faceand made room behind itto hold a clever little devicethat holds its “works”. A  small shaft pokes through its faceto which one can attach handsthat go round and … Continue reading

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MY POACHED EGG

As I tapped the eggon the edge of a nearby glassand felt its shell yieldmy fingertips tightenedand I pulled. Moving my chicken’s giftover  a pan of hot waterI opened its shelland dropped a golden yolksurrounded by a syrupy massthat turned … Continue reading

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AS REALITY SHRINKS

As one’s reality shrinkshis memories expand’til one’s realityis mostly remembering. Old photos, if enlistednurture many of our  thoughtsof days gone by. But they have their limitationsand compete with body issuesthat can intrude uponthe blessings of our yesteryears. Sometimes we would … Continue reading

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MANIPULATING

My memoriesplay peek-a-boo with me. They come and gowithout my arranging. But now that I have many yearsI have time to stir them up —and even have the audacityto make some changes —usually to make me better than I was. … Continue reading

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