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Message from Kimowan

Fill yourself with the clear emptiness of Cold Lake. The negative space carved into the breast of earth, a place that can hold the impossibility of water. This is the place of one turtle’s death– his upended shell shaping a … Continue reading

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Mushroom

Where the world’s light cannot be found, you grow. You thrive in the darkness, you have found a way. Intimate, secretive, with sudden loud colors and tiny puffs that become your children. It is a beautiful thing to come upon … Continue reading

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Online Dating

“I see you” was the last thing you said before I had to look away, to try to open the door, awkwardly locked, so you must have reached around me with your big sweet arms and, one last time, encircled … Continue reading

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A Lifetime of Gratitude: To Maya Angelou

The books just came into my life.  I have no idea how any of them got there.  But they were always there, my rows of books.  I kept them on the lowest shelf (an unsolvable mystery) and it was there … Continue reading

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Money, Loss, Death, Life

All my adult life, I’ve had money.   The reason why is my father’s death.  I was 19 when I inherited assets I had no interest in understanding. For ten years I ignored this money, unable to deal with the burning … Continue reading

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Poem for Vincent

The one we lost never once spoke, yet his presence could not be mistaken for another. No shape will ever again be his. He marched through the world with a singularity of purpose unknown to the human form. Among us, … Continue reading

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So, Is Hula-Hooping “Spiritual” or Something?

I would like very much to address this head-on, flinching at neither the inevitable smirkery and scorn of the far-too-well-educated left, nor the peculiarly personal-feeling outrage of the tyrannical right.  I would like to wade directly, as it were, into … Continue reading

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