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astonishing!

Cheer up, sunnier warmer days are coming! And just think, since it’s too cold today to run (or whatever outdoor duty you had), you have some extra time on your hands! Luci Shaw’s poetry could also work to lift one’s … Continue reading

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doubly heaven-sent

Ahhhhh!! Time for that Spring Feeling again–the wonderful feeling of warmth after a cold winter, when Rej always says “We’ve waited a long time for this!” It only takes a few cold, rainy days, to make it seem like forever. … Continue reading

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“things lonely and cold and sleeping…”

Ice pellet day! Well, looks like it’s changing to snow now… Yesterday’s loooong poem-with-short-lines calls for a shorter one today…. Though it was certainly important for the memories. Nice to remember that I did work hard in my youth! (In … Continue reading

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blue aisles of light

This poem goes through the story of creation, ending with God resting on the 7th day, hence the title “seventh day“. It’s a lovely poem, but in the interest of time and space, here are the last few verses. The … Continue reading

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for your own good

OK, so this is kind of a Christmas poem… but not really. It could also be considered Easter… too much to ask it seemed too much to ask of one small virgin that she should stake shame against the will … Continue reading

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pebble-flung catastrophe

How delightful to think of summer coming! The Pasque Flower will help for that, and how fitting, since “pasque” means “Passover”… or Easter! sonic boom after this I’ll be more careful about stone-throwing in ponds– specifically a small purple one … Continue reading

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unfleshed dreams

OK, so this is kind of depressing… wish I’d noticed it for one of my Lenten posts! It’s excellent poetry, doing a good job of expressing something. So I’ll do a more upbeat one right away, to make up for … Continue reading

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drenched air

Blindfold When someone pulls down a blind shuts out seas other ships shape of the sun (though warm still soaks down blanket filtered) floats a milky cataract over every eye: invisibles thrive and foghorns celebrate.   In fact, unblunted the … Continue reading

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kiss in my eye

night through a frosty window galaxies glisten across glass   the constellations crowd between clustered frost beads tangle in their ice-bright fringes   inches from my face sealed-in stars play with the planets   two kinds of tingling light touch … Continue reading

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No, he wouldn’t.

Here’s something to take your mind off cold, snowy days: fishing. Have you ever tried it? Funny how I did quite enjoy it the few times we fished, but never seriously took up the sport. Even the times we went … Continue reading

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