He lifted up his head and looked around

The Democrats now have a majority in the House of Representatives in the US Congress.  That is very hopeful for our country! Here is a new life/hopeful poem by Jane Kenyon: “November Calf” She calved in the ravine, beside the green-scummed pond. Full clouds and mist hung low — it was unseasonably warm. Steam roseContinue reading “He lifted up his head and looked around”

Bless the surprise of wind chimes

Here’s a lovely poem by Joanne Esser:   Litany on an Autumn Late Afternoon   Bless the slow walkers of old, gray-muzzled dogs and the quick ones with their sleek young dogs and the patient ones with rambunctious pups they allow to take a dip in the lake. Bless the new mothers pushing strollers, cooingContinue reading “Bless the surprise of wind chimes”

inside the golden amber of her eyeballs

Another poem in the Halloween spirit: Black Cat Rainer Maria Rilke, 1875 – 1926 A ghost, though invisible, still is like a place your sight can knock on, echoing; but here within this thick black pelt, your strongest gaze will be absorbed and utterly disappear: just as a raving madman, when nothing else can easeContinue reading “inside the golden amber of her eyeballs”

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