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Poet Pen

I fain would write a timely poem Of politics and polls Of oil spills and postal strikes Of taxes, wars and goals. But lo, ‘twas not my diascope This timely news to share, For ‘tis delivered daily At my step … Continue reading

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Choose Your Attitude

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men who walked through the huts comforting others, giving away their last piece of bread… They offer sufficient proof that everything can be taken from a man but one thing: to … Continue reading

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Dancing With Clouds

When we look up, it widens our horizons. we see what a little speck we are in the universe, so insignificant, and we all take ourselves so seriously, but in the sky, there are no boundaries. No differences of caste … Continue reading

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Hope

Hope is the thing with feathers, That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all. ~Emily Dickinson

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Grape Leaves

Hope is a waking dream. ~Aristotle

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Fragmented

Fragmented. That’s a good word. That’s how I feel. Fragmented. All the parts of me won’t fit together to make a whole me. In fact all the parts of me seem to be fighting each other. My mind is going … Continue reading

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Victim or Victor

A victim continues to look at what they lost, a victor looks at what was kept.

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Not Here

I do like quietness and beauty but this cemetery with Highway One and Lower Road whizzing past is not very quiet. I’d rather be sprinkled under a fruit tree on our own land then try to rest here. Hopefully what … Continue reading

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Rhododendron is Amazing

This Rhodo is a survivor. We planted it over 40 years ago. It’s been driven over by an RV, had a tree fall on it, been stomped by male deer, been through drought and monsoons but still it blooms, faithfully … Continue reading

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Of Two Minds

Surrounded by those who need me, vie for my attention, expect answers and lunch I yearn for freedom, for time to myself, choosing to do or do nothing. But when I am alone, the quiet drives me crazy, I wander … Continue reading

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Spring Drew On

Spring drew on… and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening daily, suggested the thought that Hope traversed them at night, and left each morning brighter traces of her steps. ~Charlotte Brontë

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Mother’s Day Gift

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Don’t Be Afraid

Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid. ~Frederick Buechner

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Survivors

This little apple tree has been our inspiration for years now. Growing on the side of the road, at the edge of the woods, under the telephone wires and on a rock bluff. Every spring we watch for it somehow … Continue reading

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Let Go

 Life has an astonishing way of taking care of you once you no longer mind what is happening. ~Krishnamurti

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