Category Archives: imagination

On Going towards sleep

What do the stars do when we’re asleep? Perhaps they sleep too, or do they play all night? Or do they wait to play during the day when we can’t see them? … ON GOING TOWARDS SLEEP I have put … Continue reading

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The Wonder

This time of year there are storms that make me stand, mouth open, at the extraordinary things the weather can fling around. It’s majestic, scary sometimes, and awesome … THE WONDER the howling moon                                                 drops down and feasts on turbulent … Continue reading

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Questions

There are some days when I wonder what’s going on. It may be the heat or the orneryness of life, things go missing (my garden trowel), things get found in odd places (a ring on the driveway) … QUESTIONS this … Continue reading

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Where Unicorns

For the Anglo-Saxons, October was known as Winterfylleth, because at this full moon (fylleth) winter was supposed to begin. October’s birthstones are the tourmaline and the opal, its birth flower the calendula. The first Thursday of the month is National … Continue reading

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Puzzling

In Finnish, March is called maaliskuu, when earth finally shows through the snow. Historical names include the Saxon Lentmonat, when the days begin to lengthen, and we end up with the word ‘Lent’. I wonder if we dream longer or … Continue reading

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Some Kind of Luck

There are days when I wonder if I shouldn’t have stayed in bed, days when the rice catches on the bottom of the pot, I trip over a shoelace, cut my finger while slicing onions … sound familiar? SOME KIND … Continue reading

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Stars are Forever

On a clear night, beyond city limits, stars shine as beacons of hope. They take us to the furthest dream; we catch them in our eyes, linger to sing with them … A STARS ARE FOREVER          ‘forever’ is the … Continue reading

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Over the Edge

Sometimes I want to run wild, rocket down highways on roller-blades, dance on rainbows, eat a whole bag of chocolates, throw snow-balls in summer … just have crazy fun … A OVER THE EDGE                            daisies lean over … Continue reading

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A Diet of Words

Poetry. Food for the mind, food for the soul. It’s pleasure to read poetry, to discover the many ways of exploring our world through the insights of poets, all the way from Shakespeare to John Clare to Ginsberg to just … Continue reading

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Man on the Stairs

Watching people can be interesting, wondering why they are where they are. Airport and bus stations are the best places but sometimes I see someone in a very ordinary place, and imagine their story … MAN ON THE STAIRS he sits quite … Continue reading

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