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October, 2011 – The Peace of Wild Things

When despair grows in me and I wake in the middle of the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests in his beauty on the water, and the great heron feeds.

October, 2009 – Touched by an Angel

Touched by An Angel   by Maya Angelou   We, unaccustomed to courage exiles from delight live coiled in shells of loneliness until love leaves its high holy temple and comes...

A Song of Travel

A Song of Travel By Rudyard Kipling   Where's the lamp that Hero lit Once to call Leander home? Equal Time hath shovelled it 'Neath the wrack...

June, 2009 – Yesterday

Poem of the Month By Minx Boren yesterday sometime between the washing and drying of sheets I remembered to be grateful for the many friends who have blessed me with...

May, 2013 – Doves

no one will ever know this about my life

My Life had stood – a Loaded Gun

My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun (764) BY EMILY DICKINSON   My Life had stood - a Loaded Gun - In Corners - till a Day The...

Aging

By John F. Rifenberg           My mind lives this fabulous life; it’s full of...

Before Summer Rain

Suddenly, from all the green around you, something-you don't know what-has disappeared; you feel it creeping closer to the window, in total silence. From the nearby wood you...

November, 2012 – On Beauty

Where shall you seek beauty, and how shall you find her unless she herself be your way and your guide?

Longing for Shelter

Longing for Shelter   We build couch pillow forts before we learn to add. We crave tiny tree houses before we can climb, blanket tents before we’ve ever...