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I am a child of the universes. On the off chance that an alien is reading this, please, let's talk!

From My Living Room Window

From My Living Room Window  This morning I saw drifts of snow As white as linen, all unsullied Except by creatures’ gentle footprints. Such carpet no human tread has bullied. Outside my window stands a tree Red Maple, summer red … Continue reading

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Sonnet to Mourn the Demise of our Legislative Branch

Remember elections when we believed Whomever we chose went to Washington Aware we expected them to be brave To talk to each other when work needs done Each to respect others’ elected voice Believe those feel as clearly as they … Continue reading

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Sonnet to our inner prophets

I do not believe John’s Revelation Projects a lit’ral future time at all. I never thought Nostradamus’ notions Were prophecy, though many he’d enthrall. I do believe th’undaunted human spirit Is more than capable of knowing truth; Though not from any … Continue reading

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September 1st

September today. Summer lightly slips away Into morning fog

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Swimming in Maine, (by a woman who prefers….the Caribbean Sea)

Originally posted on The Sun Drips Honey:
(N.B.) This poem is loosely based on a boat ride I took with my sister S. and her husband, B.  I say loosely, but I mean very loosely, because the only fact is that…

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Reprint: The Perfect Summer Day in Maine

This is what I meant to reblog: 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. Sol Clip Art from:Office.Microsoft.com. … Continue reading

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The Little Things

Originally posted on The Sun Drips Honey:
A small drop of water And a small ray of sun Together make rainbows When rainstorms are done. A cupful of grass seed And the products of cows Together make lawns On all…

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