Monthly Archives: March 2014

Age

Age We waited for the storm that never came, though birdsong ceased, and skies grew strangely dark– a feeling in the heart that has no name. In life, it seems that nothing is the same as years ago, when youth … Continue reading

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Hunger

Hunger The moon consumes first the white-hot souffle of summer, then the orange omelet of fall. Winter becomes lemon-ice scooped in crystal, carried to the lips in spoons of the family silver. Spring will bring mud and blossoms, meringue sugaring … Continue reading

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Psalm for Wall Street

The eagle, fat, white-breasted, perches in a leafless tree, beak sharp, eyes immobile until the sparrows swarm with their little dark wings. Lord, you have been our refuge From one generation to another. The stone is green, the color of … Continue reading

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Vanishing Act

Piece by piece we will leave this spinning planet, exit when we least expect it, when gravity is napping and death is paying attention. Unfair there is no choice of when, what disease or random act of violence will pierce … Continue reading

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