Category Archives: experience

The Secrets of Life

The riptide pulled and weighed us down, swimming in our shoals. It bent us in our will to win, oh weary, sorry souls. Oh tiresome, terrifying days when scholars moved to preach that all of Christendom was ours, but always … Continue reading

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Looking South

If you stand in the wind and allow it to bend you so you flex and withstand it, don’t let it uproot you, then you’ll find it can’t hurt you in spite of extraordinary pain. If your instinct for flight … Continue reading

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Message from Mother Earth

I woke to feel no breath, as if at birth, so I could hear the breath of mother earth, as she heaves with sighs of lives foregone, telling us we need to change our song, review the wiles of new … Continue reading

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Real Heroes

(the plastic coated deceit of 20th/21st century life) Who are the real heroes and people of true courage? Find out in this blog post… … and in this poem.

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Ninety Two

(First Draft) There is one I know (though there are some, when they are ninety-two, are good as done), but she is good for another ninety-two, refusing the acknowledgement of age; denying understandable excuses; rejecting even a hint so to … Continue reading

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