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Come Morning

I have a friend who wakes up acerbic and doesn’t achieve a moderately even outlook on life until he’s had his morning shot; there are many who feel this way … COME MORNING there’s mustard in his voice                                 pepper on … Continue reading

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Among Heavenly Bodies

Stars hang clear and bright in these August skies, wonderful for astronomers, ordinary stargazers, and those who long to fly out there into space … dreamers all … AMONG HEAVENLY BODIES two asteroids trailed by a nova                             drag me without … Continue reading

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Coffee Break

Sunshine; workers on the roof of a construction site, others inside, away from sweat and sunburn. Time to take a break … COFFEE BREAK empty chairs against the wall wait for worn work-boots tired bodies lean into bent metal tilt … Continue reading

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The Most Essential Thing

The title of this poem is a quote from Sir William Osler, a Canadian physician and one of the four founding professors of Johns Hopkins Hospital. And friends are the glue of life; they hold us together when things go … Continue reading

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Where Did She Go?

Friends come and go in life, we’re close for a while then either one moves away or we go in different directions and barely keep in touch. I guess it happens to us all, but there’s often a sadness, a … Continue reading

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There are times when I’m surprised by the things I see, always in unexpected places, usually far from home: the memories they evoke … A A CLOSED a small town where                   … Continue reading

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Fog Haiku

It’s the season of ‘mists and mellow fruitfulness’, and we’ve had quite a few foggy mornings. All I want to do is curl up with a good book, and let the day take care of itself … A A A … Continue reading

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Coffee Friends

January seems to me to be a slow time of year, carrying a sense of let-down after the excitements of Christmas. Yet it’s a good time to sit down with a friend or three and visit … a time to … Continue reading

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