Fare Thee Well

Leaves are losing their exuberance of green, some trees have given over to the fall colors, the curling of their […]

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A Tale

It’s 9:30.  My car and another in the parking lot.  Someone  with a cell phone on, that light not reaching […]

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Impossible The Debt Bestowed

It is the gloaming in steady rain striking the windshield, windows, that metallic sound of rain hitting the car’s roof, […]

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That Echo

I am listening so I know where to look when I hear that seductive language  of surrendering in victory of […]

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Twelve Miles and a Lifetime

I was in Franklin.  The last landmark before Oil City where my grandparents and Aunt Fern and Uncle Ted lived. […]

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That Prayer

Even as I clear my bookshelves, I have ordered a book or two. This love of words ordered to create […]

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Beyond Duration

I am 71, find I think more about time than I talk about it.  Think only in the spiritual realm […]

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He was standing at the end of my bed on my left side in that tan shirt, brown  pants, brown […]

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Leaving and Arriving

I am leaving in the dream and I don’t know where I’m leaving from or going to when I hear, […]