Monthly Archives: September 2008

EASY TO ALMOST MISS THIS

Funny thing happened on the way to waking up this morning. I’d had coffee, was rapidly making notes on some curiously wonderful text I might use sometime when I saw a quote. It looked as if it were too many … Continue reading

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STARTERS

How about this one for starters: “Today isn’t just any other day, you know.” …………LEWIS CARROLL I CUT MY BABY TEETH ON THE WRITING OF LEWIS CARROLL. So, all I have to do is hear his words, like above, and … Continue reading

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HARVESTING

This year in the Spring, Sandy and Cliff’s daughters transformed the poolside, creating pathways, beds, great colorful holders that over the summer trailed tomatoes, zucchini, peppers, vegetables with ancient names, flowers and gourds to pick up the sunlight. It’s been … Continue reading

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Maybe’s May Be

I’ve always thought if I could think something up, it could actually be a possibility. It could be freeing something to show up in the world just by saying “maybe” around it. Here’s what one poet said about “maybe’s”: “MAYBE … Continue reading

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Good Intentions Notwithstanding

Here’s this poem, by a poet from India, translated into English by another poet from India: ” I DO NOT INTEND TO WRITE A POEM I do not intend to write a poem right now. I am off to the … Continue reading

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