Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

A Layered Valentine

 An onion, or two, for Valentine’s Day. “Not a red rose or a satin heart,” as poet Carol Ann Duffy wrote. Nor “a cute card or a kissogram.” Not that there’s anything wrong with those. But it is both so … Continue reading

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Slightly Skewed Symmetry

The human eye seeks out symmetry as a measure of beauty. It is not in short supply.  Today’s–February 14th’s–ubiquitous  exaggerated hearts leap from cards in perfectly uniform pinks and reds, with no variegation or variation in outline or tone. But … Continue reading

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Bittersweet Valentines

This week’s writing challenge asked us for a Valentine’s Day story.  Once again I shall travel back in time to a not-so-distant day when our family was whole but knew it was soon to be missing its core. . . … Continue reading

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This One Goes Out to the Ones I Love

I see them on the pavement and in the sky.  They spring up on fresh green stems and are forged from frozen sea foam.  Some beckon in perfect symmetry among mismatched brethren on a rocky shore. One is formed fleetingly … Continue reading

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