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In The Eifel Uplands

She wakened and looked at the clock on the hotel night stand. Ten a.m. Three in the morning her time, yet she felt rested. Had she overslept? Were the others already on their way? She saw the blinking light on … Continue reading

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In The Eifel Uplands

She wakened and looked at the clock on the hotel night stand. Ten a.m. Three in the morning her time, yet she felt rested. Had she overslept? Were the others already on their way? She saw the blinking light on … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, Nov. 16, 2018

I watch the wind drive the smoke west from my neighbor’s chimney Like tongues of fire And listen to Marvin Gaye sing about getting it on While I fry my eggs My yard is covered in the leaves of the … Continue reading

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Rachel Arrives in Brussels

As she stepped down the stairway and onto the tarmac she was surprised by the cold and the wind. While she had thought of little else other than the purpose of the journey and the man she would be taking … Continue reading

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Mid-day Post, Nov. 15, 2018

Posted on November 15, 2018by labeak52 It was late April after a long winter.  It seemed to us, young as we were then, that our lives were destined to be lived indoors.  We wore coats and hoods and boots and ran from … Continue reading

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Arrival in Brussels

The strange sky, the flat horizon, the north wind, the languages being spoken by the workmen attending the plane.    The ten-foot-high walls of bladed snow along the edges of the runways and the gigantic, orange snowplows and trucks at rest … Continue reading

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Rachel Deplanes in Belgium

From the book As she stepped down the stairway and onto the tarmac she was surprised by the cold and the wind. While she had thought of little else other than the purpose of the journey and the man she … Continue reading

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Mid-day Post, Nov. 15, 2018

It was late April after a long winter.  It seemed to us, young as we were then, that our lives were destined to be lived indoors.  We wore coats and hoods and boots and ran from one building to another … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, Nov. 15, 2018

The tick of the clock In rhythm with time The light in the east Sunrise sublime

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Evening Poem, November 14, 2018

On another grey afternoon We hide from the cold wind Here among the scents of woodfire and stew We think this day is like any other Until we see them through the window These strange birds In a strange formation, … Continue reading

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