Tag Archives: Poetry

Simplicity

The longer I am here, in this body, on this earth – the more past and future fall away – leaving me astonished at the beauty of being right here, right now. Again and again. Love fills each space. Again and again. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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A GOOD OLDIE

Six years ago I shared this poem with you in October,’08.  Curious that when I pulled this book out just now that I opened to it without planning to. We were then looking at a winter coming, and now we … Continue reading

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WITHOUT WORDS

THIS MORNING I awoke from a boring dream! Everything too easy in my dream, and I woke myself up to avoid a sense of having been there, done that. When I turned on my computer email, I found Joe Riley’s … Continue reading

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DOG SONGS

I leapt forward just now. It’s that time of year when we approach Daylight Savings Time, and I just moved my watch forward.  The computer and the T-V have already been forwarded.  Amazing that we can arrange time that way. … Continue reading

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TAKE OFF from February

Can we wait for February and it’s weather’s ups and downs to be done with? I realize how weary we are for the change of Spring and a sense of lift-off! The armchair traveler in me will have to do … Continue reading

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