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Chant

6 am: the first grey of day filming fog with silver as the chorus begins with one long note, a tremolo at the end, mournful in the early of morning. Soon more voices join, notes high and low, a Gregorian … Continue reading

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Salt Tears

There’s more to words than rhyme, more to life than time, more to love than a paper heart, more to pain than a doctor’s chart. Memories like a haunted house or the bitter smell of ashes doused, and quiet ghosts, silver shadows, … Continue reading

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Down and Up

There are too many ways to put a person down too many ways to break a loving heart too many ways to strike out in hate too many ways to tear love apart There are so many ways to build … Continue reading

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Forward

Resist and persist Strong women rally and rise We shall overcome

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Winter Morning

Silver spears dangle Sun-tipped points glint fiery sparks Tipped with morning gold

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GoodNight

He slumped thin and hunched against the night and winter rain, seeking the dry of a deep doorway as New Year’s revelers passed, unseeing and unseen.   And when they were gone, when the only sound in the dark was singing and … Continue reading

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Solstice on Railey Ridge

Smoke curls and swirls heavenward, through reaching branches naked white against a dying day. The darkest night holds in its cusp the birth of light, slow and quiet– an owl drifts tree to tree and somewhere Coyote sings a song ancient … Continue reading

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