Monthly Archives: October 2013

THE GLORY

From e e Cummings I share with you section V from his loving poem Amores: V The glory has fallen out of the the sky the last immortal leaf is dead and the gold year a formal spasm in the … Continue reading

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Earth’s Healing

Snapping off from the maple tree Thousands, departing, forever, Swirling, to decay in the ground. Not a single cry. Not a single tear. Rake them up! Now! No! I will lie down on them and feel them kissing my back. … Continue reading

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Post-OP Healing

With autumn air in my lungs, strength in my legs, gentle steps on the yellow red orange brown leaves holding me up I walked to the house, up the steps, into our home on Sunday. Slowly but surely the body … Continue reading

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PRE-OPERATION

Pre-Op Journaling: Today, Oct. 16, 2013, I go back into surgery for another spinal operation. Autumn is hanging by the threads of orange and red leaves, golden pumpkins on the vine, life in its turn, reminding us that spring’s rewind … Continue reading

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FIG HEAVEN

I receive a daily email about Italy. Here is one that came in today. Now if I had a fig tree, oh, the sensate poems that would come from that! Here is the link, http://www.ItalianNotebook.com Jim Contributed by Colleen Simpson … Continue reading

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Pain’s Journey

Someone told me,  “Pain is nothing more than peace and harmony and love struggling through a birth canal.”

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Planting the Garlic

Sept. 28: Mary says, “Tomorrow is Your mother’s birthday.” “Yes, she’ll be 97. . . Would be 97.” I plant the garlic on her birthday. Sept. 29: Bright morning sun, blue sky. Today The perfect day to plant the garlic; … Continue reading

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