Category Archives: cared for

the red fox

You pounce on life like a red fox. There is so much that you have done and will do. You have and do take care of me and inspire me to pounce. I think of you when I need to … Continue reading

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serenity and tranquility

“To learn and practice serenity and tranquility is to be one with the universal path with full awareness…If we don’t awaken to it, we will never have a chance to be grateful for this serenity and tranquility.” To do this … Continue reading

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two great aunts

I remember never as much as Aunt Nervina, with her night shift fingers makings dolls, and her photos, and her pale skin. I do these chores, never as thoroughly as Aunt Demitt, with her hoeing the peas, and flower beds, … Continue reading

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Back when they were boys

Wet dragons red and green on the bathroom floor Thousand legos long for order- clean clothes spinning dutifully, while dirty socks lie in the hall. Bedtime comes too soon for all, comes with stories and snack and yet, can’t I … Continue reading

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your chanting from the room across the hall

your chanting flows in from the farther room, like a warm heart bath it calms my trembling horror. and the unknowingness of the sandskrit comforts deeply my typical urge to know i can sit simply in the vibrations of your … Continue reading

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Aunt Demitt, busy hands

Aunt Demitt always worked in the garden She would head out early in the morning and pull weeds. Beautiful flowers filled her lawn with roses, daylilies, iris, and amarillis And she taught me to love the soil and the flowers. … Continue reading

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A Song of Lost Love

What do I have to say to you Will we meet? I lie here thinking of you. Love Is upon you. Reminding you of spring flowers, It tastes like rare herbs. Instinctively we feel that something is askew Heavily it … Continue reading

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Forgiveness lights in my heart like a bluebird on the bush in the window. I could not force myself there but Several things I had to do. First I had to install a window above the kitchen sink. Then I … Continue reading

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Remember that these attitudes will haunt you For judging and not listening Thinking others are Stupid and always wrong Be forgiving like MLK and Ghandi encouraged us Be slow and restful Be soft like lambs wool Be thin and gentle … Continue reading

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this is the year of winners I will, win in my battle against my brain cancer I eagerly await the return of my memory I work on it every day. Since I have no job, healing is my responsibility. I … Continue reading

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