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Night Post, February 15, 2018

      Don’t go out into that night. My gosh, Susan, only down the street.  Light everywhere.  You know every house here.  What is wrong? Just don’t go.  Not now.  Not tonight. I won’t, of course.  But why?  Why … Continue reading

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Morning Post, February 11, 2018

.   There is snow everywhere It blankets the rooftops of the houses along the streets And sits in tufts on the branches of the symmetric evergreens In the late twilight the county streetlamps make bright circles on the snow … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, January 29, 2018

  The frost is white upon the grass Look now, the moment passes fast       copyright 2018

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mid day post, January 25, 2018

    I still remember where I left my staff.  I leaned it tall against an old oak near the top of the hill.  That was decades ago.  I was a different man then; less of a believer, but more … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, January 22, 2018

  Lift the scales from my eyes So that I realize All the wonder and spirit of common things . Each tree is a mystery, Each house a history Every bird in its flight Every hour of light Was never … Continue reading

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Evening Poem, January 21, 2018

    The evening sky Is winter blue Lit up by a quarter moon . The barren oaks Lift their branches high Outstretched toward heaven’s rooms . And one tall elm Stands by itself Its black limbs map a maze … Continue reading

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Afternoon Post, January 17, 2018

  In the frigid morning she stands beside the wall There posters for soda and chips blare And on the road beside only a few cars move And them slowly, unsurely Their tire sounds muffled in the new snow Her … Continue reading

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afternoon post #2, January 12, 20178

Elizabeth knew it would come again.   There would be another conversation with Susan.  And Susan would be prepared this time.  Elizabeth would give the same answers to the same questions: it was an emotional decision, finally, to buy the … Continue reading

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afternoon post, January 12, 2018

          Standing, she cradled the curtain back with one hand and looked out the window into the falling snow.   She sipped fresh-brewed coffee from a fine cup and allowed herself to consider what an unmitigated … Continue reading

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Voices XXIII

    After dinner she left the house through the back door and walked to the alley and past the old apple trees and surveyed the pasture before her and found the old path.  There was only a whisper of … Continue reading

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