Tag Archives: reality

The positives in negativity

“Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength…” KJV Psalm 8:2 I passed the entire night in the hinterland between sleep and waking. It is that odd state where the body rests unresisting but the mind … Continue reading

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Flying high

There was a heron in the garden when I arrived at my son’s home a little before eight o’clock. It stood on the deck, almost as tall as me, and looked me in the eye. For a moment there was … Continue reading

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Under the weather

It is spring and here, that can mean anything. For many it means being ‘under the weather’ with colds, viruses and the other miseries that attend the change of season. Yesterday was as warm as a summer’s day… the day … Continue reading

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Plagiarism and validation

Noun: plagiarism:  the practice of taking someone else’s work or ideas and passing them off as one’s own. Sometimes when I’m about to write about a particular idea, I will look at quotes on the subject. Not to use either … Continue reading

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Guest post: Jerry E. Smith – Dirty Windows

The struggle with the problems of life, daily steals our bliss, Seldom seeing farther than phone at the end of our arm. Our dramas revolve around the imagined theft of a kiss, Or the exaggerated events in the news, showing … Continue reading

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Moonlight

I was awake far too early again this morning. Moonlight wandered in and dream-filled eyes looked out. The sky was still dark and the stars were hidden behind cloud and mist. I had been half awake for some time, thinking … Continue reading

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Fragments of perception

Fragments of night rise from the road, scattering flecks of dawn on ebony wings. I watch the sun gild a horizon veiled in mist and see the earth blush at its touch. The morning song of birds drowns the sound … Continue reading

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