Tag Archives: Emily Dickinson

Misty Mist and Dusky Dusk

  Befitting my kindergarten position at the back of the line during kickball team picks, I recently was assigned to write no more than 200 words reflecting upon a 40th  verse abandoned on a neatly-maintained list after its 39 brethren … Continue reading

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Flying Lessons

It’s fledgling season. Fledge, as a transitive verb, means: “(1)  To rear until ready for flight or independent activity; (2)  To furnish with feathers.” Tiny birds burst out of bushes at fender level, lifting by milliseconds out of oncoming cars’ paths. … Continue reading

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