Monthly Archives: March 2014

Divine purpose

Divine purpose When I hold my breast tight against my heart, I can feel divinity in me. I am in great part divine and in some part fallible human ego. Part of me is star from the heavens and part … Continue reading

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Thinking about Larry

My uncle Larry died yesterday. I got the news tonight and wrote this poem inspired by his quiet kind of love.  His wife, my aunt Carol, who is referenced in the poem died less than four years ago.  She is … Continue reading

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Darkness moves

Darkness moves The darkness moves. Pinpoints of black swarming in waves like chimney swifts, like thousands of krill moving as one body, one flowing mass. Darkness vibrates. Forms materialize out of the creaking walls and thumping street sounds. A cat … Continue reading

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Simple wisdom

Simple wisdom My wants and longings now are very simple, are not pressed by illusions or the lies I told myself when I was young. Life has taught me well, taught me that love and nature| are all that matters.

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Incongruence

Incongruence Rain and 55⁰ in the desert My body feels the cool dampness, the penetrating chill, smells the familiar moist air of Oregon rain, but when I open my eyes there stands the Tucson desert cactus I have been admiring … Continue reading

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Firsts

Firsts Baby’s first step and baby’s first word. Firsts are growth. First day of school First fist fight Sweet 16’s first kiss. Firsts make us wiser. First car First house First husband. Firsts are milestones, profound change, responsibility. Firsts don’t … Continue reading

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Dear men

Rose and Rosano Gallery – Tucson, AR “Sister of Earth” by Aureleo Rosano Dear men Close your eyes. Think about seeing the color red. Open your eyes and look around. Now close your eyes again. This time, look for blue. … Continue reading

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