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Little Big Man

(for Samuel Leon Anstie) This fragile earth, on which we so depend is strewn with evidence that life portends a choreography of happenstance. Your shoes were made for your own special dance. When you appeared and shone the warmest light, … Continue reading

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The Major

On the night before the battle,
a letter to his wife still wets the eyes
and we shed tears two hundred years on. Continue reading

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Beginnings and Endings

(for Kath) Your words, those words you found so readily, that bound more hearts than we can count, that longed to procreate, transforming stress and suffering into new-born life and unbound joy; a baby girl or baby boy, maybe both … Continue reading

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