Monthly Archives: August 2014

POEM OF THE WEEK: The Cutting

                                  THE CUTTING Even in the dampened folds of my handkerchief the [..]

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POEM OF THE WEEK: Contraries

  CONTRARIES Yesterday, for instance, on the lake we saw two otters slip out and wrestle on the rocks. Their slick joy carried the August day. Until someone [..]

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POEM OF THE WEEK: Surrender

  SURRENDER Just like that truck on the exit ramp, I see the S-curve too late and my load inside begins to shift: A slumber party of fresh [..]

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POEM OF THE WEEK: Tunneling

This past weekend I attended a high school reunion, an adventure in time and space. Some of the people I’d actually known since┬ákindergarten. In addition to our joys, [..]

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