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It Is and It Isn’t

I recently bought a stylish pair of pants at an H&M in Italy. They’re pin-striped with the words “Love is the key of survival”. We know we mustn’t let hate win. Indeed we must start showing more love to our … Continue reading

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Let It Rain

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
Not meant to be a doomsday diatribe, for there is goodness and beauty everywhere but… It’s an election year here in the USA and the wildfires are burning. To turn on the television or…

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In This Language

           “In This Language” Linguistics, etymology, semantics, irrelevant. More ancient than Tamil, Sanskrit, or Greek. No interpreters required. No translators needed. Only tongues to taste the universal, antediluvian, conveyor of love. CRR 4-22-18   National Poetry … Continue reading

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Morning Blur of Gray

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? ? Sheath of opaque morning blur of gray huddles close to dew night slips silently through the pass and the sky’s painter begins brushing the day. CRR 2-2-16 ?

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Mid Night Discourse

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She doesn’t listen. She’s impudent that way, my muse. Coming and going as she pleases seemingly without a thought of the repercussions for me. So familiar. Is she me or I her? A question…

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NOLA

On a recent trip to New Orleans I was struck by the abiding sense of recovery. 12 years after Hurricane Katrina, so much is still left undone, yet hope and the spirits of those who love their city will not … Continue reading

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Her Story

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Her story ended 5 years ago tomorrow. Or did it? I can still smell it, the aroma of it, in a Sunday pot roast slow cooking on my counter and also in the domestic…

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The World We Want

Up early to meet the morning, the same one that’s already over on the other side of this big blue ball we populate. None of us having the slightest notion of what this rotation will bring. Oh, we have schedules … Continue reading

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 Mama’s Love

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My mother lost her physical battle with cancer on July 2, 2011 but her spirit remains in everything good and beautiful. When I need strength, I think of her.  When I picture love, I picture…

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Where Does Love Go When It Dies?

Where does love go when it dies or does it ever really? Energy can never be destroyed, and certainly love is energy, for it moves mountains, empowers miracles, defeats hate. Perhaps love simply changes form when touched by the greedy … Continue reading

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