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The Bottlebrush Didn’t Have a Poem at the Writing Conference

Between the dining hall and the classroom was a bottlebrush shrub.  It was precisely machine trimmed with square edges, flat top and plumb sides.  Conformed to a box, the nature within had lost its wildness.  Only two red brushes survived … Continue reading

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Here – A Dialog of Place

How many times have I stood here and listened to time’s echoes? Most of my life has been lived within ten miles of where I was born.  Oh, I’ve traveled some and seen great wonders.  There are plenty of miles … Continue reading

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Sunday

It’s Sunday and the first day in a while that truly feels like spring. The fruit trees have their blossoms. the kitties are playing outside, and I heard a bird singing. On the air is the promise of spring and … Continue reading

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Too Soon

Too soon the holiday season will be here.  Even now we see stores bringing in the Thanksgiving turkeys and Christmas decorations.  There is a seemingly endless list of things to do – gifts to buy, cleaning, yard work, cooking, dentist … Continue reading

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