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Jun

30

The Good Wine

The Good Wine through eye like crevice tiny as lace invisible light flies brace from paradise, blinds with sight whoever close reflection scrolls… sweet water from such well as Samaritan woman drinks, to her on being asked about Messiah says “I that speak unto thee am He.” of living water she tells all she sees […]

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Jun

26

Copper Statue of Dickens

Copper Statue of Dickens There is a man in our Clarke Park, down the street, a hoary old man with a beard who sits all alone till way after dark, facing the sun in the morning on his bench. He watches the play of people, animals, wild and stray, every shape and dimension. It is […]

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Jun

24

My Little Flower

My Little Flower Give yourself to me my little flower, my pretty little flower I will put you on display I will put you in a vase and show the world the delicate colors in your face for all to see how you belong to me, what pleasures we will prove to those who watch […]

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Jun

23

New Day

New Day Matthew 7: 14 hand in hand they watch tides, watch roll standing on balcony or with toes curled in sand upon sandy knoll among sea oats and empty turtle shells. listen for far off knell beyond horn’s reach big ships like years deep in water toll slowly by as time, its weight of […]

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Jun

16

Napolean.. for fathers on fathers’ day: Deuteronomy 6: 5-7

Napoleon It’s the one with secrets that lies in the tomb of Napoleon (not Napoleon, not there at Invalides in that cavernous mausoleum). Facing the age old Sphinx upon his horse he thinks of his imprint on time and his climb what needs he to live and to breathe…but to be remembered… like the many […]

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Jun

12

Atop a Pole

Atop a Pole perched atop a pole the little bird in dark that lights my way home with song expectant, helps me feel along the road when I am hungry and alone it sings canorous tunes I follow watching clouds full front full moon with shapes and sizes and issuances of light in deep shade […]

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Jun

9

The Child and Big Bird

The Child and Big Bird The most erroneous stories are those we think we know best – and therefore never scrutinize or question. -Stephen Jay Gould, paleontologist, biologist, author 1941-2002 A  Small Boy: A small boy enters, his father’s voice inside stately dome echoes roar of dinosaur, “Well!…. look at this.” He tightens grip on […]

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Jun

5

Come Again

Come Again When I was but a boy I’d stand upon the curb and watch the sun raise bubbles in the tar I loved to feel them ooze under my shoe Three, four open the door I’d put hot arms round this thick red metal pole and swing round in boredom, while my mind would […]

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