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Teaching the Teacher

Zo, little one, you are now done with thiz making of poemz? “Yes, with this final piece I am finished, finito, kaput.” What is thiz finito, kaput? I have not heard of theze thingz before… “Oh, sorry. They are slang. … Continue reading

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Legacy

Legacy In a dream, I stood in swirling mist naked and alone. Then saw my right hand clasped in hand of another woman who stood naked and alone, right hand clasped by another… So on it went this line of … Continue reading

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About the Modern World,

At the risk of being thought a befuddled old woman, or a turtle flipped on its back unable to right itself, what I see in the modern world, confuses, bewilders, and frightens me. Makes no sense in its senseless need … Continue reading

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Serendipity

Serendipity When two things or people, who were never meant to meet come together collide. With a sense of wonder and a feeling that there is just a bit of magic in the making of that moment. Tiny electric shock … Continue reading

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Another Lesson

She bends down to peer into my questioning eyes. Little one, you know I can leave at any time? Struck dumb by her question I can only whisper, “But, you wouldn’t, not really, would you?” No. But that haz more … Continue reading

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The Secret

The Secret If I tell you it will no longer be what it was meant to be. Beautiful satin ribbon will come undone, ragged at its edges. Cover of box will no longer cover and all of the shiny surprises … Continue reading

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Modem

Modem The word itself seems to suggest motion, movement. But have to wonder if that’s real or merely suggestion. We each sit at this machine, and with just a few clicks can reach out across the globe and make contact. … Continue reading

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