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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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Company

Sometimes I sit in the garden and do nothing but listen to whoever is around, wonder at their busyness, contemplate infinity or the spinning of a spider. Enough for a quiet afternoon …   RUMOURS                                               a party of blue jays … 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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Zoned Out

Half way through summer, and I’m still voting for idleness. I’m painting on the deck, mostly seascapes, relaxing with a good book and, just occasionally, staring into space … A ZONED OUT    (an Abecedarian) zapped by contemplation, yoga’d to … Continue reading

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July Haiku

Summer, and I can read on the patio, watch trees grow, paint a picture, or go travelling. So many of us head out to explore other countries, go camping, enjoy beaches, new experiences by plane, car, or ferry … A … Continue reading

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The Greedy Poet

This is Poetry Month! I believe poetry should be read and relished: it encourages appetite, feeds the soul, nourishes the mind, relaxes the body. The actual food is almost, almost, secondary … A A THE GREEDY POET                                          quatrains with French … Continue reading

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Four Haiku

I mentioned in July that I was going to Sorrento Centre for a holiday, and it was so good: lots of Rest and Relaxation, great people, sunshine, food, time to paint, time to write … what more could anyone want?  … Continue reading

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