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Dandelion Puffball

Some people call dandelions weeds. And, maybe they are weeds, but they are beautiful weeds. Not only is the dandelion bees’ first food of spring, they magically transform into artful puffballs. They go gray so to speak. This poem appreciates … Continue reading

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Stages of a Butterfly Life

Day 3 NaPoWriMo. When I was 12 years old, I wrote into the Big Blue Marble for an international pen-pal. A 12 year old boy from Australia, Jamie, and I were matched up. Today’s stamp is from his March 1985 … Continue reading

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As eyesight fades

As eyesight fades As eyesight fades insight heightens. We can see more clearly the things worth seeing. Does not your wife’s beauty at 60 far outshine her beauty at 20? You see her, not through your eyes, but through love, … Continue reading

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“Get back on the mat”

I have several soul cards that I made years ago by choosing magazine images and words that spoke to me and arranging them on a card using my intuition. These cards continue have meaning for me and help me focus … Continue reading

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Turning to stone

Turning to stone The young have green sticks for bones, skin like Fruit-of-the-Loom waist bands, and toe-head hair piled high in layers of chicken tails. But when the growth hormone turns off, we begin turning to stone. Each birthday is … Continue reading

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For the love of Ted (my teddy bear)

For the love of Ted (my teddy bear) Inspired by a prompt from NaPoWriMo.net (National Poetry Writing Month) Wrote a poem once in the wisdom of my twenties called “why teddy bears are better than men.” Twenty-five years later, Ted … Continue reading

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