Tag Archives: Life

Parting

How cruel a thing to achieve a dream forsaken. I picture your eyes as last I saw you, The wonder sealed within, As you beckoned me to follow, To approach the ripple’s edge— For there, Where once but air had … Continue reading

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Autopilot

When did it get dark? Late afternoon seems minutes ago, but now the sky is dense and inky. You adjust quickly, but the question hangs a moment. You don’t wonder so much why you didn’t notice it before. It’s more … Continue reading

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Encounter

It was raining when I reached the station, and a knotted crowd occupied every inch of dry space underneath the platform shelter. No umbrella to hand and not quite soaked through, I opted to remain on the stairs–where there was … Continue reading

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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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