Monthly Archives: January 2012

THE WEATHER

I live in southern New England, below the Merritt Parkway. I could even say I live at the shore with a view of the whole United States to my right… and a view of the rest of the globe over … Continue reading

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THE POWER OF QUIET TIME

I love silence. I come to a stop of doing, of planning, and suddenly all is still. You know that place. Lately, I have altered the tempo of my doing, and found that it’s like all the parts of a … Continue reading

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YEARNING

On a single page of poetry: “it was a clean escape into oceans of silver beads it was a muddled day like pictures green through morning clouds, and with steeples and cypress trees wrapped around your wrist you walked with … Continue reading

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LISTENING

There is a book called ‘Poetic Medicine” that carries the words that heal because someone has taken the time/trouble to find a place in the fog to say, “here’s a way”. As I take the time to find my way … Continue reading

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A PEN IN HAND

We dream, awake, and almost instantly, the thread of that dreaming vanishes. I reach – it’s just beyond touch. It’s still evening of January 12, and my Rumi Daybook on page 12, has an apt musing: “Though a thousand snares … Continue reading

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ILLNESS AS A JOURNEY

It’s January, 2012. l cannot sleep, so I’ve gotten up again, and wandered over here to the computer to share some time with you. So many times I’ve found Mary Oliver to have the right words to ease me into … Continue reading

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