Monthly Archives: August 2011

THE SOUND OF WORDS

In a week of anticipated sunshine, I opt to include a poem on rain! “R A I N S T O R M There is a sound of footsteps coming from the open door As rain falls softly, drops forming … Continue reading

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Four Forty-four-cent Stamps

Yesterday I went to find a stamp for a letter to my granddaughter for her birthday (today). I am a very orderly person and keep my stamps in a certain place, where I can reach in, pull one out as … Continue reading

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SOME HERONS

Sometimes three a.m. is a good time for some watermelon, a half-slice spelt bread, spread thinly with strawberry jelly, and, yes, coffee. Then, casually open the book on poetry. Here’s what I found: “S O M E H E R … Continue reading

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SUMMER BOOK

One morning in July, just passed, I found a “summer book” which became a practice. It didn’t start out to BE a practice, it moved in. It’s a hard back, almost 8 ” x 9-3/4″, called True Nature by Barbara … Continue reading

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“I hear my being dance from ear to ear”

“I hear my being dance from ear to ear” is a line from a poem by Theodore Roethke. I had occasion to recall this as I sat in a large, airy play room, the work and learning place called The … Continue reading

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