Monthly Archives: May 2011

THREE LINES OR SO

Storytelling has become an amiable feature along the coast lately. Verbally sharing stories of our lives at gatherings where people actually listen is progress since each of us is a story walking around on two feet. To sit down at … Continue reading

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LAST LINES

I find myself walking along with a poem, taking it in as if we’re just strolling. And then, the last line wakes me up! Try this portion of one on for size: “GOLDENROD” “…….. I was just passing by, when … Continue reading

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TRANSITIONS

I am sure we are in transition. Daily, awaking to gray skies, it’s hard to think any season is present. So, I look ahead to the remembered time of summer, a summons perhaps, to warm breezes and sunny days: “What … Continue reading

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THE SHAPE OF A WHELK

IN 1955 Anne Morrow Lindbergh (yes, that one, the wife of ‘Lucky Lindy) took a vacation, more like a retreat, to a warm shore and wrote a thoughtful book which recently was re- printed. Here is a portion that spoke … Continue reading

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VEES ACROSS THE SKIES

On Sunday my friend Diane and I took salad-take-outs to Southport Dock, where sitting on a bench one can see a huge horizon. Lovely. Suddenly, silently, some sense said, ‘look up’, and there they were, a long stream in V-formation, … Continue reading

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