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The Eagle

He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ringed with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls; He watches from his mountain walls, And like a thunderbolt he falls. ~Alfred, … Continue reading

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‘Best Before’ Date 2

Big trees stand and big trees fall. Live things die. That is all. Soon we’ll know when it is time. We are no longer in our prime. Until then, get up and smile, be thankful for the sun. Get busy, … Continue reading

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‘Best Before’ Date 1

We’re well past our ‘best before dates’ at least, I am. Some things do not rot, sour or become mouldy. Maybe I am one of those. Still useful even though not the newest, freshest or best. When I am no … Continue reading

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So Where Was I

So, where was I in my life story? I left. That was not the end but the beginning. I could write scenes, of a naïve young woman taken for a joy ride through half her life or how she survived … Continue reading

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All Those Words

Time wasted for someone else’s benefit has virtue. If they heard, if they learned, if they believed. Take all those words and burn truth into the hearts of those who listen. ©1988 Sharron R. McMillan

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Monday Is Laundry Day

Doing the laundry always seems the right thing to do, on Monday. A sense of accomplishment begins a new week. An empty hamper folded, clean, fresh scented clothes all neatly put away on Monday. ~Sharron R. McMillan

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Some Rot

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My Garden

I have a garden of my own, Shining with flowers of every hue, I loved it dearly while alone, But I shall love it more with you. ~ Thomas Moore 1835

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Bird Language

Hark, love, while through this wood we walk, Beneath melodious trees, How wrens with redbreasts ever talk What tuneful words they please… No graybeard linguist, love, could vie With our large learning, then! You’d speak to me in Redbreast; I … Continue reading

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Deep Peace To You

Deep peace of the running water to you. Deep peace of the flowing air to you. Deep peace of the quiet earth to you. Deep peace of the shining stars to you. Deep peace of the Son of Peace to … Continue reading

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Enough of Love

Full enough of love to give it away, not needing to stockpile or save it for when there isn’t enough. Excerpt from “With All Their Heart” ©2006 Sharron R. McMillan

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