Monthly Archives: November 2010

Not My Race To Run

The rats are running, But this is not my race. How did I wander so far From my source of joy? The paths are overgrown And full of rip-rap~ Trees~moss laden~dip, Obscuring the way. If I only knew how to … Continue reading

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Little Deaths

Every day we die little deaths~Every cell must die and beReplaced by one new.A shift in thinkingCauses a little death of a Misconception or agéd thought.Little deaths cause renewalAnd growth if only weEmbrace them.A forest consumed by fireFosters new growth, allowingThe … Continue reading

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Dirty Mop Water

The second time youDip a mop in a bucket,You actively spread filthWhen you have intended to clean.There is not other wayTo look at this~no matterWhat your plans might have been. When I dip into my mind,I pollute the world inWhich … Continue reading

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El Diablo

I have stood against Wind that held my weight, Been crashed by waves That held me down,     Seen trees toppled By the force of a storm, And bridges destroyed By the floods that it caused, But I have … Continue reading

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Bouy

In order to resist tidal waves~ wind~occasional lounging seal~ The buoy must be securely Anchored to the sea floor~ What if no sea floor exists? My mind has such a  Situation~floating on the  Surface of life with no  sea floor for which … Continue reading

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The Story of My Life

I still remember the look Of panic on her face when Her parent’s new 1978 Polaroid Camera flew out of her hands, Sinking out of sight into the Mirky Southern California ocean. She was a grown up 5th grader Now, … Continue reading

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Future Tellings

My words grow tired~So many have come fromThis pen~my hand growsWeak~the marks I makeOn the page grow lighterAnd more frenzied asThe days pass. Soon I will set the penDown~sit back~andExamine the vulnerabilitiesI have exposed to you~Through the Autumn andEarly Winter … Continue reading

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