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To Preserve

I’ve been inundated with zucchini, apples, pears, plums … which is great! The larder is getting full to bursting and I’m ready for a rest … TO PRESERVE plums tumble                                                 out of summer down misted nights into cold-fingered fall flushed … Continue reading

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Another Jack

Schools are back in the swing and I’m wondering if nursery rhymes are still sung or said at home or school, pre-school or kindergarten. Here’s a medley of lines from some of the more famous, or not, from childhood … … Continue reading

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Void Your Visa

School supplies, fall fashions, latest cars (or last year’s models), all marked down, so they say, for quick sale. I’ve reached the point where I don’t see the ads, my eyes just slide on by, though this might get my … Continue reading

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2 Triolets

I’ve been somewhat obsessively writing triolets for the last month or so, and here are two of them, the first relates a friend’s sailing adventure with a dog, the second is all about summer! Triolets have a very specific rhyme … Continue reading

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Those Hidden

I’m not sure if it’s this time of year but I find strange things in my pockets these days: sand, shells, odd bits of string … objects, like memories, seem to accumulate in odd places … THOSE HIDDEN secrets ripen … Continue reading

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Plain Sailing

People are out there sailing, big boats, small boats, anything that floats and can carry a sail. We watch them, admire them, would love to be out there on that wide blue ocean. It’s not always that easy, and here … 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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