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Cricket

Your small wisdom reverberates, shames my garrulous tongue. All the days of your brief life remembering what all these years I keep forgetting: the primacy of song, the power of song, the totality of song, as if we were made for nothing else. You still my wasted words, mute my foolish mouth, which henceforth shall […]

Cricket

Your small wisdom reverberates, shames my garrulous tongue. All the days of your brief life remembering what all these years I keep forgetting: the primacy of song, the power of song, the totality of song, as if we were made for nothing else. You still my wasted words; mute my foolish mouth, which henceforth shall […]

The wren house exults

  Oh, you are here! How long I have waited my eastern exposure my perfect aperture my rustic charm and so near the plum aflower in delicate pink the serviceberry in welcoming white Still you did not come and then the wasps   their thin grey gag occluding the mouth from which I wished only […]

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Praise

Springtime in the Rockies is characterized by nothing if not snow, and today was a bountiful testament.   I could feel it in the light seeping though my bedroom window as I stirred and stretched — following the example of my wise cats — then picked my way gingerly down the steep bedroom stairs to see what […]

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In praise of cricket

Your small wisdom reverberates, shames my garrulous tongue. All the days of your brief life remembering what all these years I keep forgetting: the primacy of song, the power of song, the totality of song, as if we were made for nothing else. You still my wasted words; you mute my foolish mouth, which henceforth […]

What we lost

National Public Radio’s excellent StoryCorps project aired a deeply touching segment on Friday, just ahead of the 50th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s assassination.  The reflections of then 17-year-old busboy Juan Romeo, who attempted to comfort RFK seconds after he was shot, are a potent reminder of what we lost that night. Click on the […]

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