Tag Archives: clarity

This Time of Year

This time of year, late fall transitioning into early winter, is my least favorite time of year. Trees have shed their leaves and draw inward with just their skeleton trunk and branches remaining. I miss the leaves and their whispers … Continue reading

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What’s the Point of Writing?

Why do I write? My first poem began percolating in my head after seeing Werner Herzog’s movie “Kaspar Hauser.” Kaspar’s struggle made me aware of my own longing for deep communication and understanding. At 17, life was expanding, there was … Continue reading

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So Many Angles

Sometimes, we can’t see the forest for the trees. The mind can’t quite ascertain what we are looking at. There is too much to take in all at once, or we see a configuration our brain has never seen before … Continue reading

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Misty, Misty Day

Some days start out bright and clear, others emerge only slowly from the morning mists: And just when we think the air is clear and that we can see where we are going… The mist gets thicker and thicker, becomes … Continue reading

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