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Autumn’s Impalpable Ash

  if I look at the crystal moon, at the red branch of the slow autumn at my window, if I touch near the fire the impalpable ash or the wrinkled body of the log, everything carries me to you, … Continue reading

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Ringed Round by Green

“If I could strip a sunflower bare to its bare soul, I would rebuild it: Green inside of green, ringed round by green. There’d be nothing but new flowers anymore. Absolute Christmas.” Donald Revell’s poem of never-ending green, the “furnace … Continue reading

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Half-Ruin

      Carol Ann Duffy, Great Britain’s poet laureate, wrote about her father’s death in the poem “Pathway“: ….[W]here he walked, the garden lengthened   to a changing mile which held all seasons of the year. He did not … Continue reading

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“Nothing Gold Can Stay”

Sometimes gold is everlasting and sometimes it touches down to earth and then disappears into darkness. Sunsets lately have featured bursts of blinding  gold that quickly dissipate to orange and into black.   I often watch them while touching the … Continue reading

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