Monthly Archives: August 2012

Ode to Steamed Lobster

Down on the island, the rain started sprinkling, Just as they delivered our food. Everyone ran for the roof-covered tables, Some friendly, some with attitude. A gentleman offered us spots at his table, A gesture far kinder than some; We … Continue reading

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Lament for Flat Spaces

My desk is in, my lovely desk, Which likely will end up a mess. And yet, I have a joyful thrill. I’ll try to keep it clean.  I will. I know, when I set up flat space At home, I … Continue reading

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Sonnet to My Old Bookcase

Sonnet to My Old Bookcase Today, I started working on my shelves; Notebooks, pages, written in long hand. Papers for the term , which I myself Had written carefully, upon demand. And pictures from what seems a thousand years, When … Continue reading

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The Law of Attraction in my Life

My life is good; I’m happy now. Sometimes I can’t believe it. For all those years, I paid no mind; Why not?  I can’t conceive it. Perhaps the lessons that I’ve learned Are so important to me, For happiness, though … Continue reading

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Announcement

A brief announcement:  I deleted an inbox full of posts.  I hope I didn’t miss anything vital — if I did, please let me know.  I am back now, so you’ll be seeing more posts.  Thank you for reading, and … Continue reading

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Boundaries

Boundaries I’ve come to find I’m often eating crow. I tend to write my pieces heart to hands. The consequence eludes me then, as though I have not even tried to understand. But how do I maintain my candid style, Without … Continue reading

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The Perfect Summer Day in Maine

The Perfect Summer Day in Maine I look at sunrise, all ablaze And then begin to smile. Today will be one of those days That make the snow worthwhile. The birds are very confident Their notes so sweetly curled Around … Continue reading

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