Monthly Archives: June 2011

Molten

Today I learned that 65% of the stars we see burning through the draped velvet are really double stars. If one looks through a telescope it is two stars most of the time.  I am thinking of relationships.  The bright … Continue reading

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Jellyfish Four Ways

Your hair fell like Grace Kelly’s, a perfect swish off the shoulder, in my mind. In the ocean the jellyfish swayed sexy-like. At the same time I knew I saw beauty in a way that fed me and I felt … Continue reading

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Nothing There

My third grade teacher told me to take time to look around.  He suggested we look at our shoes, at the edges of windows where the dust was thick, at the middle of a blank wall.  Just look, he said, … Continue reading

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Koan

I sat with a friend who wept as she said she believes she is worthless. I asked her who is it that is grieving for this worthless girl?

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Chalk

A 16 year old girl went to ride her horse in her pick-up.  Three hours later her mother found the truck upside down in the berm, the tires having long since stopped their lazy spinning in the air.  Her daughter’s … Continue reading

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Summer

Rickety pickets finally emerge after months of gray sodden slodgy snow; the fences are as thawed as the ground, gates in fences are now open. One day I walk outside and the air is lilacs and honeysuckle. The sky turned … Continue reading

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Dogs Run

In my dream dogs run, Grass bends; I hear them gallop. A river turns north.

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Wander

Being able to say what I need has been one of the hardest things for me to do in my life.  Most of the time, meaning many many years on end, I have literally not known the answer to the … Continue reading

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After The Rain

  Jellyfish like Dale Chihuly glass float through your heavy-lidded eyes. It’s the light after the rain catching retinal corners as you drift down and away; again, the jellyfish, all rhythm and sway, taking you back to salt water dreams … Continue reading

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Trunk

  I have read that the distractions and addictions we play with are the branches and leaves of a tree.  The trunk of the tree is called codependence, a ridiculous word with no relationship by meaning to the word that … Continue reading

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