Category Archives: Poetry

Among Friends…

Thanksgiving seems an ideal time for me to share my gratitude for friendships both new and mature – avoiding that heavily weighted “old” adjective. There is little I need say about the following poem. It was sent to me by my … Continue reading

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Patience: Human Nature’s Jewel

  PATIENCE Patience is wider than one once envisioned, with ribbons of rivers and distant ranges and tasks undertaken and finished with modest relish by natives in their native dress. Who would have guessed it possible that waiting is sustainable— … Continue reading

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Thanks giving…

Cooler evenings, sweeter breezes, a kinder sun… autumn arrives. My favorite season. September and October always quicken my heart and fill me with energy – plans for new projects, renewed interest in old ones.   For most of my life, … Continue reading

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Let Me Rephrase That!

A quote, a line of poetry, a passage in a short story or novel – as I turn to reread old friends, I find their meanings transmogrified. (How about that for a 50¢ word?)  What I see and hear in the passage is quite … Continue reading

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Comic Book Poetry? Billy Collins’ s TED talk

15 fascinating minutes… funny and wise and occasionally lovely.

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