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a wish of you

~ a wish of you ~ ~ Was I granted one wish, that wish would be a wish of you… to see you every day and as every day draws to its close, to know I’ll see you on the … Continue reading

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on Moments, Misspent

Reflecting on how we spend our lives has brought me to the conclusion we are no longer spending time wisely. Life is a purse full of coin we’re granted at birth, but the coins aren’t cash, they’re moments and we … Continue reading

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Soul Tutor

Our soul is our ultimate tutor. All we need do is listen to its murmurs, for that is when its lessons freely flow. ~ soul tutor ~ ~ in how to understand, and be more understanding, in how to accept, … Continue reading

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on Little Things

A funny thing happened today. It made me feel very good, so naturally I want to share it with the world. One of the programmers at the company I work for is an oriental lady named Waverly Chang who hails … Continue reading

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on Depression

My firstborn suffered from depression, I suspect she still does. It has taken me many years to realize its most likely origin is not her mother, but me. ~ Depression ~ ~ My eyes I dry, I must not weep, … Continue reading

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on Talent

This post is a well-deserved tribute to my sixteen year old daughter, Julia. The following is entirely her work, edited and formatted to the style I use for this blog. Talent: Natural aptitude, or skill? In art you are often … Continue reading

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my Ocean

~ my Ocean ~ ~ You are my Ocean, and within that ocean, the waves. You are the Ocean formed from my tears that fall into you as rain. You are the Ocean and I from your vapor reform as … Continue reading

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If Thoughts

~ If Thoughts… ~ ~ If thoughts were twinkling stars You would be the first one seen each night. If thoughts were but sighs You would be every breath I take. If thoughts were tears You would be the river … Continue reading

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Perfect Imperfections

~ Perfect Imperfections ~ ~ Perfection can dwell within moments only Perfection can dwell within words of lovers Perfection can dwell within imperfection ~ Imperfection is what we all are Perfect imperfections ~ ~ unknown

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Wrought, of Stone

~ Wrought, of Stone ~ ~ Modern buildings wrought by man and so quickly sold no longer last as do the ancient structures of old. What differs? The builders, or the sand they cast into transient, impermanent stone? ~ Humanity’s … Continue reading

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Suns and their Sets

~ Suns Rise to Set ~ ~ Upon the planets of a thousand suns do a thousand sunsets die then with a thousand dawns are they resurrected again their faces reform upon their worlds and within every watching eye may … Continue reading

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Wildflower Blue

~ Blue ~ ~ Blue, the color of woe, of tears that have no place to go. Blue, the color of mood, not joyful but low. Blue, the color of hearts so sad they glimmer not glow. Blue, the color … Continue reading

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Wealth’s Poverty

~ Wealth’s Poverty ~ ~ We lie atop the sacrificial slab, and with our quill, our heart we stab, blood words upon our skin we scribe. Our hope? That others those blood wrought words will read, and from spiritual poverty … Continue reading

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Rhododendron

~ Rhododendron ~ ~ A picture of beauty pristine Of divinity still hidden unseen Of beauty yet to come Of a mortal’s desire undone Of time captured forever Of moments denied and now never Of petals basking in sunshine Of … Continue reading

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Blossoms

~ Blossom ~ ~ You are the blossom of spring in my step. A cooling breeze on my brow. The rising sun that greets my day. The moon as daylight fades to dusk. The perfect match to my lonely soul. … Continue reading

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