Tag Archives: antoinette martignoni

Delight

Again, I seem to be noticing simple delights more often than not. Such a wonderful story of my life – to be 98 and welcoming a sense of good luck and a lovely decrease in impatience! Today’s haiku is a playful way of welcoming … Continue reading

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Dawn Still Comes

Yes!  Each day – I wake in wonder. Another day!  Subtle variations, which I look for and savor. This is the gift that I un-warp each morning. Gratitude seems to be my theme these days. 

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“WRITING DOWN THE BONES”

I’ve always loved the title of that small Shambala Pocket Classic, written 30 years ago.  My dog-eared copy shows those years! The sub-title, “Freeing the Writer Within” is what hooked me in the beginning, and since then has proven its … Continue reading

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OCCASIONS

To celebrate the return of the early sun is a kind of wonder. What do we say to each other? How about this: “I wish for you that when you awake You emulate the leaf and the bird; That like … Continue reading

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A Cool Platter of Cooked Shrimp

Weeks after my birthday gift in December, I used my gift card of $50 to Whole Foods to have this amazing experience of abundance when the other day I bought a whole pound of fresh shrimp, cool & cooked, with … Continue reading

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CONVERSATION

WHENEVER I read a poem for the first time, I start out eager to explore. ( please be advised that this is not the way to treat a poem) Because in the middle I am so curious as to where … Continue reading

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A ‘DAILY’

At 4am I awoke, looked out my window, and across the parking lot I saw 3 large deer silently walking east at the far edge. I went back to bed but could not sleep, so got up again, looking for … Continue reading

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METAPHORS

Another part of my library shelves contain books that have been sources of encouragement for dark times. We all have those. Of course. So, this morning I found an old book that I’d forgotten was there~ a book entitled, “What … Continue reading

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537 PAGES, CIRCA 1990

Only 24 years ago, Contemporary Poetry was prolific with reference to so much of the past.  Reading it today, I am amazed at the distance we have traveled in our common understanding of our world, our hope for change and … Continue reading

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DELAYED GIFTS

Today we are on the eve of a new moon, a little after 4 am tomorrow. A time to wash my hair, shower until the water feels like rain, and bask in freshness. I knew Mary Oliver would have a … Continue reading

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