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Feathers on Scales

According to some traditions, the soul at death is weighed against a feather. And feathers, by other, more recent traditions, evolved from scales. 4 November 2015 4 New Feathers on New Scales You lift up your throat: It’s constricted by … Continue reading

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Pain to Be Shared. Be Well, All of You.

29 June 2015 29 Pain Has Just This Place Pain has no living place where kindness may, in good faith, conceive and breed. This is sad pain’s resting place, a series of doors down a hallway that’s heartless at need, … Continue reading

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For You

27 October In Memoriam for Jay, most luminous of corvids If you will, please go back to the very first post of this blog, and note the date on the poem there. Here’s a link: 3 June 2014 RAIN HARP … Continue reading

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Almost As If…

15 July 2014 Almost As If… If you’ve read several entries here, you already know that I am anticipating the sad end of a loved one far away. He was diagnosed with brain cancer just about a year ago, and … Continue reading

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Independence Day

15 July 2014 Independence Day This seems to be the place where I come to miss my friend. I was just looking back through my recent lyrics, intending to post something new. Instead, I started with the one next in … Continue reading

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Oh, Here

3 July 2014 Oh, Here It’s all so close, everything tender and subtle, between-the-worlds. Work is what keeps me here, in the vale of beautiful nature; with you on either and neither side.  Here is quite a lot of it: … Continue reading

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