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Forces of Nature

Every mother’s list of worst-case scenarios includes having one of her children lost or attacked. And most mothers will fiercely fight for their offspring. You’ve probably received the advice to never get in between a mother bear and her cubs. … Continue reading

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Dialogue with the Body

I watched two swans go through their lengthy preening process, cleaning and smoothing their feathers with the help of their beak. How did they know which feathers needed tidying up and re-arranging? Could they feel somehow the slightest tension of … Continue reading

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Swan Dance: Juxtaposition (II)

Before you read my poem below, please take your time and look at the slideshow as it switches back and forth between the two swan pictures. Notice how each one makes you feel, the qualities each evokes in you. Where … Continue reading

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