Monthly Archives: February 2011

Proud Words

by Carl Sandburg Look out how you use proud words.     When you let proud words go, it is not easy to call them back.     They wear long boots, hard boots; they walk off proud; they can’t hear you … Continue reading

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Seven Sisters

I’ve been lax in posting since the River of Stones project finished at the end of January. This poem is about my sisters, all seven of them. Perhaps it should more correctly have been titled Eight Sisters since there are … Continue reading

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On Aging

Old houses settle in; they shift on their foundations comfortably, and arrange their walls in crooked disarray to suit their needs. Their joints may creak and sometimes scare the little ones and even big ones with too much imagination; sneaky … Continue reading

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Past, Present, Future

It is your smile I remember most how it wrinkled the corners of your eyes and added a sparkle to your voice   It is your voice I miss the most how it was sometimes tired, sometimes pleased but always … Continue reading

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