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Comfort in Coarseness

Brooding makes a furrowed bed Unyielding to such a tired frame Precarious, unsettling Writhing only bruises But burrow through the fretting To a kernel of serenity Requiescence is found within Comfort now in coarseness

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Years ago I visited Delphi, the navel of the world, the prehistoric site in mainland Greece where ancient people worshipped mother earth or Gaia and later Apollo, whose instructions they heard from the Oracle through the priestess Pythia. Apollo was … Continue reading

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Eternal Springer

Earlier this year I took my first ever poetry writing class: How Writers Write Poetry, through the wonderful University of Iowa. This is from an exercise calling for a prose poem. Eternal Springer It was Springtime when my Springer Spaniel … Continue reading

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