Tag Archives: Hope

On the Women’s March

“What mother would not die for the sake of her child?” Continue reading

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A Walk Among Trees in Spring

4-24-16 Tender cotyledons rise through wet decay – Sons of wood, to synthesize the Sun of May. Beside, the recumbent matriarchal bole Bares wistfully her weathered, mossy scroll. Our silent footfalls pause, advance, and pass: In one brief and hallowed … Continue reading

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Mirage

10/31/2015 I feel a cold Autumn wind at my back, and rain, Walking away, or trying, from the past. Had She decreed that you were honest then, or could have loved me well – well, it would not change the … Continue reading

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On a Waning Gibbous

03/21/2014 Oh, how this pretty moon can pull at a manโ€™s heart, oโ€™er here in Wisconsin; as much as ebb the North Sea away from the sandy shores of Holland, and draw her back again, to a drowning! That selfsame … Continue reading

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Daisy Fingertips

01/14/14 (-02/27/14) As waking from a dream, touched upon my skin airy petals drawing lovely lines along subtle veins; caressing my heart with light whispers hinting without hinting what joy may come unhindered letting go. Hope finds expression here – … Continue reading

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Touch

02-01-2014 Warmth that penetrates a dreary chill, calls to mind a hope of things once known as children knowing love, kindness, joy; which leaping from your soul as an arc plants this subtle, electrifying pulse at the center of my … Continue reading

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Elapse

01-06-2014 I step outside on this morning into air as thin as nothing, some forty-five degrees below zero, when it moves. It moves. Ice forms casually, like an assuming guest, upon my beard and mustache idly tilted ground-ward on this … Continue reading

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