Tag Archives: love

Absence #midnighthaiku

Sun-awoken stone Gilded by the dawn’s embrace Warmed once more to life *  

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A First Connection ~ Peter Wells at Countingducks

Reblogged from Countingducks: When I met her she felt her beauty was a recollection: her power to attract, she feared, long since gone and she was defenceless against the scrutiny of those less charitable than herself. She was a drunk … Continue reading

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Love story

It has been a lazy day, lounging half asleep on the sofa, nursing a rotten cold. The mind wanders down odd paths at such times and  I have been thinking a lot about the whole idea of love. It is, … Continue reading

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Tenderness #midnighhaiku

No words are needed Tenderness and affection Breaks all barriers *

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Ani’s Advent 2020! – A Visit

Dear Santa… This year is all a bit weird. This coronavirus malarkey is upsetting everyone and keeping them apart, especially when they want and need to be together. I’m pretty sure, if you could manage it, taking the bug away … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Light

“May you be blessed With the spirit of the season, which is peace, The gladness of the season, which is hope, And the heart of the season, which is love.” Irish blessing. It is the Christmas season. It has been … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Lulu is lonely ~ but she has Pete Springer

Dear Santa, This virus that appears to be getting around the worldeven faster than you do, is going to make sure it is a very lonely Christmas for so many people. Families and friends cannot be together as they would … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2020! A place in her heart…

Long, long ago, my kin began to tell stories, passing down the history of our kind from dam to pup. This is the Long Memory of our kind. Your kind have it too, but more and more, you forget how … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2020! A poem from Maggie

Dear Santa, There are some of my friends missing from this year’s Advent Calendar. One of them is Maggie, who lived, held in love, from puppyhood to a wonderful old age. Two years ago, she sent me a poem. It … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2020! Homespun Magic with Anita Dawes

Dear Santa, I heard her talking today about things she wants to do for Christmas. They aren’t big things, just little ones. And some of them, I can’t even eat… She wants to make and bake all the things she … Continue reading

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