Tag Archives: last things

Another Death in the Family

A family get-together was supposed to be happening at our house today. It’s been canceled or rescheduled. I don’t know which. That’s probably just as well. There’s a winter weather advisory here, and a winter storm warning over the county … Continue reading

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10 Poems

Perspectives Fairy wishes and toxic kisses, We hope and fear and dream. Life and thought and feeling passes. Looking back, I see what was. Ahead? I’ll see that later. (November 18, 2019) Quiet Neighborhood Still water, small lawn, a few … Continue reading

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A Goal for Lent

Lent starts March 6 this year. It’s a time for abstinence, prayer and penance, among other things, which is why we’ve got rules about Fridays and fish. Following “fish” rules to the letter, I could splurge on lobster thermidor each … Continue reading

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Walking

Reflections and reality, Walking toward the light. Footprints lost to time and tide. Destination still unseen, Following rippled outlines, Walking toward the light. Not-entirely-unrelated posts: “Arrivals and Departures” (January 30, 2019) “Death, Funerals — and Life” (September 30, 2018) “Choosing … Continue reading

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