Tag Archives: love

the well-read cat

There is nothing my wonderful best friend cat likes better than to curl up with me and a good book, or even a mediocre book. As long as he can comfortably situate himself, Tippy’s reading appetite is nothing short of … Continue reading

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that didn’t take long

It’s not like anyone could have predicted it, right? The hell with promised stimulus checks when you can go drop bombs on Syria.  It’s amazing. With the wealth of disturbing problems festering, nay, flourishing, in our country, willful destruction with … Continue reading

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vocation of angels

I have had a few angels in my life. I have some right now, I suppose.  I imagine that the loved ones I have lost must be very, very busy in the next life. It’s rather ridiculous to imagine they … Continue reading

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compassionate new year :)!

Perhaps 2021 can be the year we begin to build in earnest our own compassionate culture. After 2020’s time of introspection, its heavy dosing of fear, its many questions, lessons, and losses, maybe we can feel empowered to build something … Continue reading

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No matter the headlinesEarth turns as she willbreathing with the sunthe stars the moon The universe does not asktides ebb and flowleaves float on the wind mute but for the dance No matter the screens glowthe planet traces the unknownwith certaintyholding … Continue reading

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dreams must be

The early morning, still dark and star-strewn, makes the space for dreams — the wisps of the inscrutable ones begging to be deciphered, and, too, the waking dreams of substance, dreams of the heart, the aphrodisiac of aliveness.  These are … Continue reading

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what a tabby cat knows

it comes over not quite like a squall linebut one of those loomingheaps of cloudsthat slowly moves inand the whole day gets dark maybe it’s just a careless wordthat hurtor maybe it’s that inner voicestuck in fruitless repetitionasking why or how … Continue reading

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The early morning rain sings softly to me. Like a lullaby, it calls me back toward dreamtime, pulling me there with its whispery voice.  The rain suggests a pause, a delay to the usual commencement of ‘getting things done.’ It … Continue reading

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magic happenedthat tender nightyou took me by surpriseand swept me off my feet high over the dark hillsdancing with the twinkling starsan evening designed to delightromanced to perfection eyes alight with our smilescoming soul to soulcaptured wholly by the fleeting … Continue reading

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meet up

come out of the dark placelet us find each other therewhere fear is not the dictatorbut love finally rules the land

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