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Harvest Me

Fingers and toes begin like kernels of corn and pods of peas, making the grown ones giggle and coo. I never knew any of you when the world introduced you and you were so new. God kept count of each … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Daylight

The moon whispers of her nuance, her hidden places and her sovereignty over night, as the night hawk flies I hear the cries and wonder at the solitude of her flight. Morning comes with the sweet mutterings of sparrows and … Continue reading

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Some Bright Day

So many have gone now, and taken small chunks out of my heart. I dream about them sometimes, and smile upon the memory, and sadden at the reality. Could it be that we shall meet again on some bright day? … Continue reading

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Jugular

The lion kills for life, and life is rarely grateful. We will hold fast our fingers clasped tight like kites were flying, like the cracks in boulders held our weight. Do you see heart there in the thin shadows? Do … Continue reading

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The Vista of Rebirth

What happened to you, to me, to that dream we swam in until our arms could move no more? The drunkard of the village was your uncle and your mother had the temper of a sailor away at sea. I … Continue reading

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the cries of halfwits

The tears get pulled like rubber bands, warm in the sunshine and ready for a plucky mind and a darting hand. Why is life so filled with the strings of Love, the pangs of Love, the marble statues erected in … Continue reading

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Where Love Greets Sorrow

They fly in with their wings spread wide and Joy brings them safely down to the rich brown earth, the turning twisting falling leaves, a glorious carpet for their feet. When the clouds gather turn grey from white, shed tears … Continue reading

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The Only Path

Travel with me. Walk with me. Hold my hand as we make our way one more time upon the Earth. You have given me your smile, I have given you my tears until my heart explodes with joy. Life is … Continue reading

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This Moment is

The water is vast and glistening and unfathomably deep; the wind is high and strong and cleansing; the earth below my feet is alive and vital and teeming with Grace; and the stars are my blinking, twinkling unfinished dream. This … Continue reading

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Eyes Closed and Beautiful

Harp strings and fog horns, bass grooves, flute flight sun dropping light, tree leaves casting shadow, life so full you want to cry. Nothing more than love, than whispers, than trees turning colors as a last bow to life-giving Light … Continue reading

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