Tag Archives: Perspective

The Color of the Rose

04/19/16 Past heaven’s gate, I should like to know How came the crimson color Of the rose? “Warning,” we alarm in red, And so the widow on her sordid web – Or is it an invitation? Love is sticky Business, … Continue reading

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High Cliff Camp at Winter’s End

03/17/2014 I pitched a tent atop the Niagra Escarpment, over Lake Winnebago in March, two days before St. Patrick’s feast; two nights stayed, alone in those woods where the effigies lay, for a thousand years with the dead. The floor … Continue reading

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Mid-March

03-13-2014 She had to come, for one last icy touch upon my skin – – to cut a quiet chill through my awakening flesh – and turn, slowly away deliberately growing smaller to my senses more behemoth to my soul … 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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Young Decade

01-04-14 Silk pressed, caressed my shoulder. She whispered softly in my ear like petals falling lightly. Closed my eyes to promise with my heart my heart, forever (less ever, though not yet never, had we known). We sowed as dandelions … Continue reading

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Wet Leaves

11-18-13 Leaves have fallen, scattered Compressed under the cold weight Of November rains. This frigid House feels vacant, save the mildly acrid Plume of smoke rising timidly, Unfurling haplessly from My solitary cigarette. The wine – It’s a Shiraz from … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Perspective

You may be correct, but don’t take it for granted that the other person is wrong. More often than not, if you will take the time to listen – to see from an angle not your own –  you will … Continue reading

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