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Moonrise Over Her Shoulder

With the moonrise over her shoulder And the sunset in her eyes, She threw the pain to the past, And flew to the open sky. She had a picture in her mind And a song in her heart. Soaring above … Continue reading

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And He Did

Dad was diagnosed with cancer on April 21, but I had the feeling he was sick the week before. About the same time that my gut began to tighten, the huge oak tree fell at my studio. As soon as … Continue reading

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Said the Old Tree

We lost another old friend down at the studio. I noticed she was leaning to the left just a few days before it happened. I am quite certain another will grow in her place, and the wood will make for … Continue reading

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Harmony Light

It’s worse than ever…our suspicion of one another, our fear of one another, and our hatred for one another. Those who could make a difference fan the flames. Those who profit from the division rake in the profits. You’d think … Continue reading

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September Sun

Reality pierces the heart like the September sun burns through the morning fog. A painful shaft but for an instant, that turns into a flood of warmth, Penetrating the dampness, coloring the grey, golden. Revealing not only the face of … Continue reading

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Hanging on the Sky

A teacher must do as she instructs. And requiring my social media writing students to produce mandates I do the same. Which is good. It’s been too long. Hanging on the Sky We mortals spin because the full moon is … Continue reading

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Listen To The Voices Behind The Wall

  When I stood in front of The Vietnam Memorial in D.C., I wept. When I saw the endless sea of white crosses in Arlington Cemetery, I cried again. I saw the face of bravery and patriotism. It is ethnically … Continue reading

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