Monthly Archives: February 2014

When the Noise Stops

When the noise stops, Sweet deep sigh of happy dogs, Even the birdsong chilled to silence, All that’s left is this deep-hidden durable fact: Our two souls have blended to indistinguishable unity. And that is the buzzing center of everything … Continue reading

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Tanka for the Long-Married

Two tight shut cones hang From the pine’s furthest stretched branch– This our tandem fate– Surviving thus together In the face of harshest winds.

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Patience

As long ago I bore fruit for you, Still what you plant in me grows: From your touch beauties spring, Racing to sing the heat of your heart. I lie fallow like ground under snow, Waiting for your hand to … Continue reading

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Hopeful Haiku

Last icicles fall Releasing green energy Spring bursts from the earth!

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It’s Almost Here!

Even though there’s still snow in the forecast every day this week, I can feel spring creeping closer. I have to stop myself from walking around the gardens to look for the tops of the garlic and the first over … Continue reading

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Morning Meditation

As I meditated this morning, I focused on service to Papabear. His relentless care and protection, including working long days, urges me to find ways to care for him also. But this morning, what came to me as I did … Continue reading

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Sonnet: Time Overcome

Time, that fussy, ego-driven toddler That pulls on all our sleeves and whispers, “Now!” That makes us all believe in its own vision– A universe that spins, but Time says how– One touch from you releases me from all that … Continue reading

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