RSSArchive for November, 2014

Nov

30

The Ducks in Dunkirk Harbor

The Ducks in Dunkirk Harbor Sitting at breakfast through the big window we see a blood red sunrise peeking out of misty skies, fresh coffee steaming like the steam coming off ice in the channel. Looking at the paper, we chat on about cold weather. Greek omelets, pita and bacon arrive. As haze lifts to […]

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Nov

26

Sand Castles

Sand Castles When I was just a little boy I knew the sun would shine and every day when dawn arose I knew the wind was mine, But that same wind that took the clouds has left me far behind. When daylights pound with wind whipped sand across thy moving shore, and when those white […]

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Nov

23

The Ducks on Lake Chautauqua

The Ducks on Lake Chautauqua On the night before the big storm, the killing storm in Buffalo, while air was still still ducks came out of a dark sky squawking with shrill honking, barking, thousands of them harking of a coming chill, impending loom of winter’s frigid blow of unforgiving cold and snow, and wind […]

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Nov

20

Hologram

Hologram A hologram of dreams, a diorama in the deep sea of deep sleep, fractal slices of her life, each a slice of time, an incidence that doesn’t feel related to the previous one, but a picture emerges of her separate lives with each visit, each episode she revisits in her sleep, somehow forged to […]

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Nov

16

How That Season Ended

How That Season Ended The first batter was Goliath, hit by a pitched ball, stone that is. Must have been fate cost him his head, couldn’t get his bat, that is spear, around in time to poke out a hit or protect the plate, swinging so late or get out of the way. That would […]

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Nov

11

The Other Side of the Coin

The Other Side of the Coin There is no bottom to the vicarious limit of certain assumptions. Playmates you pursued in callow youth are beyond grandmothers now, some are dead, or grandfathers former pranksters who want only to allay their doubts with travelled truth. Such distance they reside from that far away early place no […]

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Nov

9

A short sermonette

I listen to Jimmy Swaggert regularly…he is into the sacrificial system which culminates with the cross…. I don’t have a problem with this but it may seem at odds with the idea of God being love… It isn’t; my hierarchy of belief is that fundamentally God is love, like a parent, and sin is disobedience….so […]

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