Tag Archives: Life

Letting Go the Sun

Beyond the mountains a fire is dying.  The remnants of a light that illuminated our world and is nothing more now than cooling embers, glowing red and casting their devilish, crimson shadows against snowy peaks and smoking chimneys.  I look … Continue reading

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Living Winter

I realize that I am far from the first person to say this, but there is something so magical about walking in the falling snow.  No, there is nothing novel about this sentiment, and yet I still feel that it … Continue reading

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Being There

Sleepless musings of a wandering heart…   They were going to a ball, but I did not know it. I had come from a ball, but they did not know it. St. Stephan’s Square was filled with a train of … Continue reading

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Strangers on a Train

Across from me nods a blue beanie, eyes shut on the face below.  A day’s growth of stubble has been allowed to poke out, take a breath and feel the crisp air, catch the subtle winds of autumn while providing … Continue reading

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The Philosopher Stalks at Midnight

Last night, as I sat downstairs at my hostel and prepared to write about the wonders of Macedonia (or what little I was able to see of them, given my short stay), I was joined on the couch by the … Continue reading

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Birds and Bees

Yesterday I watched snails have sex.  Okay, that sounds dirty.  I saw snails have sex.  And I photographed it.  *reflective pause*  Yup, still dirty.  Still, it was the first time I had ever seen snails doing the horizontal bop, which … Continue reading

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Assassins

I thought of this poem this morning and decided to share it.  The rhyme scheme was inspired by the Joseph Strauss poem, ‘The Mighty Task Is Done’, written in celebration of the completion of the Golden Gate Bridge.  It is … Continue reading

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