Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Sorrowing World

Looking out of my window the world shifts from sunlight to a swirl of snowflakes. The light lessens. The birds peck in agitation to find the seeds I left them to make their day easier. Meanwhile the world is sorrowing … Continue reading

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Four More Years

Obama takes an oath to guide us for four more years. As someone who voted for him, I am glad he is at the head of this Ship of State. Rough waters lie ahead!! One can’t imagine why anyone would … Continue reading

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Writing and the Weather

When I took a literature course years ago in college I used to look out the window of my Colorado cabin and think about the differences in snow. Yes, snow. Robert Frost and Emily Dickinson wrote very different poems in … Continue reading

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Night

The hand has dialed the moon to halfway unlocking the safe that holds the night, spilling out stars and mystery noises and that little moment of wonder when we see the treasures strewn across the skies.

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The Year is Dead, Long Live the Year

We make these frail boundaries between past and present. I am sitting in 2013 instead of 2012, feeling pretty much the same. Angry with congress for keeping us in constant state of worry about our lives. Glad to have done … Continue reading

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