Monthly Archives: January 2014

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      come, she said with her soft, lithe hands I will show you how the ocean bends when it reaches the horizon how the moon falls when the sun is not looking this way hurry, she beckoned there … Continue reading

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Living Without Regret

There crosses my desk once in a while a link to a post by a familiar “live life like you have no tomorrow” kind of web page. Today comes the advice to spend all your money, date the wrong person, … Continue reading

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When Something as Simple as Chai Becomes Very Complicated

Being what you are. All those ancestors standing behind you.  The ghosts of grandmothers in dingy aprons, making tea daily.   At this point in my thoughts, you are everyone and everyone has tea in their family tree.  Deep in … Continue reading

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The Middle of Everything

Look back to where you’ve been, Dare your feet to step aft into spaces you went before. You can’t travel that way. Your feet are either wider, longer or missing altogether. Come back to the place where the demons danced. … Continue reading

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For Aunt Tsume and maybe for me, too.

Leaving planet earth is the great escape. And so it is for the people left behind, too. To ride on the coat tails of the dead To invent memories where there were none. To believe in your own life, all … Continue reading

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Of Broken Things

I understand the chasing sheep over a fence gig. Do it long enough and you will encounter an exhaustion, The likes of which are usually known To those who build fences and corral children. Tired is one thing. Exhaustion is … Continue reading

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