Monthly Archives: December 2012

Holidays

I’m like that awkward spot where grass meets old sidewalk and they’re duking it out to see who gets those extra couple of inches. Because I am the comforting country kitchen, the legacy of a recipe for coconut cream pie … Continue reading

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Stripes

Vertical stripes Like pipes Running down clothes Attempted slimming Running down awnings Forming roads for raindrops Rivulets Running water drops Slinkily sporadically slipping Chaos within or inside or informed by order

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Hope that is seen is no hope at all.

This morning, I heard Christmas music wafting cheerily through the house. For a moment, I hoped so hard, hoped against hope, that Josiah was the one playing it. When we were growing up, he used to start playing Christmas music … Continue reading

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Forever (Ode to a Rope Swing)

Rope swing, you hang Forever Are you not tired? You dangle with solemn ease Supportive and stoic Forever Inanimate untiring – Funny that we are the pinnacle Of worldly power and yet We find ourselves too weak to hang Forever

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Dis-cover un-cover

This day is for discovering That the greatest discoveries of our lives Were already known to others

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It’s a very, very mad world.

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On Art

As Neil Gaiman says, “Make good art.”

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