Monthly Archives: March 2008

A Walk with the Dog

We reach the top of the little hill through the muddy forest suddenly noticing the heron still, silhouetted by the green-brown pool reflecting the sun the “croaaak” of a frog echoes. At my intake of breath shadow wings spread pushing … Continue reading

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Two Random Quotes: A Question and An Observation, and Arthur C. Clark: the rest is silence.

“Why is it that people who cannot show feeling presume that that is a strength and not a weakness?” May Sarton “Concepts create idols; only wonder comprehends anything. People kill one another over idols. Wonder makes us fall down on … Continue reading

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Look for the Light, Listen for the Song

Here is something to try in the world as you go through it. If a person annoys you or seems out of sorts, think this, “You have a light. You have a song.” And ask yourself, “Can I help them … Continue reading

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No Transient Pulse

A dark cloud of pain, she swept in disturbing the rhythm of the current leaving eddies swirling ghosts with open mouths yawning Her body shrinking in knots of fury The child, I released into that storm was immediately lost in … Continue reading

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3 Random Quotes I Stumbled On and The Usual Commentary

I usually post a poem on Mondays, but as art must not be rushed, I will publish no poem before its time. I will give you my Tuesday quotes today, a rather random assortment. However, they each fit with how … Continue reading

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Self-Experiment #8: a mixed bag to be continued

Self-Experiment #8/ Just The Beginning I am a fairly open minded person and succeeded pretty much in not pre-judging or even falling into my old conceptions of people and things. I was able to see people I had worked with … Continue reading

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Self Experiment #8?

As I have not numbered all of them I am guessing, but I think this is number 8. Anyway here it is: I will go into the world today with the attitude that I am the only unenlightened person on … Continue reading

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