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Liquid Courage

New England daffodils do not do well in storms. Rain seeps in and they seem to give up, becoming one with the the weight of it. Pale  yellows dissolve into cadaverous shades of early frostbite.  Tea-tinged white turns translucent and … Continue reading

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Silhouette Sampler

A silhouette is the blurred edge’s opposite: it is defined by its solidity, its opacity–by the razor’s edge of its contrast with whatever lies beyond. Silhouettes define and anchor spaces and places. My favorite silhouette doesn’t exist in a photograph, … Continue reading

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Infinity in Your Hand

I’ve quoted William Blake before: To see a world in a grain of sand And a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour. In another portion of the same … Continue reading

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Three Ways of Remembering

Three Independence Days ago we all spent the day at Ossippee Lake with Jim’s sisters and their families, on Uncle Mike’s boat on a glorious but horrifically humid day, eating and quenching our thirst as only his family does.   … Continue reading

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