Category Archives: Creatures

All of God’s creatures great and small, people, animals, insects

Opaque

The second year He kept the Presidential desk and hung the curtains They hung heavy in the fishbowl hovering floor-length Undisclosing scratchy catalog stock ape-like drapes like swirls of blackened brine shrimp empty froth for barracudas Well intended Cloak of Containment. I choked … Continue reading

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All I Want for Christmas…lives in my heart

“Star people don’t cry. They shed light,” said Archie to Star Girl.  The statement hinted of saguaro, Senior Grandote, Don Miguel Ruiz, and ancient Toltec wisdom.  Susan was missing Leo and feeling sorry for herself. I was driving home, likewise,  … Continue reading

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Pondering Tree-serves

(Midway Reservoir) Why do the Quakers tremble? I often wonder why with strong upstanding knotted trunks, eyes squinting to the sky Could this response be anger or a sign of latent fear? Or do the boughs rein praises to a God … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Scrap heap….not exactly the Jungle, Thank God

Out of practice, but here goes. I’ve decided parenting has gone to S-craps. My twenty-something children have left the nest for college. Growing up is hard.  Its’ hard on them because they have to make Life for themselves now. It’s … Continue reading

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Run away Truck Lane

I drive a lot.  It got me thinking. Spinnings in her mind chase anxious freeway speeders quick to grind bumpers tallying insanity “For the love of…..?!” someone in the fast lane is afraid to pass or better yet, just gass’in … Continue reading

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