Tag Archives: Valentine’s Day

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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A Vale of Valentines

This morning I had to stop at a drug store in which all the pharmacists know and likely pity me by sight. To look at the cheerful carnation pink and red of Valentine’s Day displays is almost as sobering as … Continue reading

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