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Vanished Air

  . . . you are much more than simply dead/  I am a dish for your ashes / I am a fist for your vanished air….                           … Continue reading

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Spring Forward, Fall Back Down

  “Spring forward, fall back down…” I know, I know: it couldn’t be much more wintry in New England. It’s a balmy -6 degrees, enhanced by an order of magnitude for those who dally with windchill.  Boston had its highest … 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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Light, Hope and Moth Wings

It’s an understatement to say November 10th was a terrible day. It’s the date Jim was handed a radiologist’s report and read the words “metastatic disease.” And then the devastated two of us headed out of a Boston hospital into … Continue reading

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