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Giving Thanks

I was leaving for college, literally stepping into the hallway with my American Tourister suitcase, about to ring for the elevator, when my mother stood in the doorway and called out, “Don’t do anything until Thanksgiving!” I fell in love … Continue reading

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A Burning Heart

Yesterday I went to heaven again. Continue reading

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Cue the Mending Basket

Every actor must know their cues, which means we all do if we believe as Shakespeare did… All the world’s a stage, all the men and women merely players. Today my cue is a paean to the Mending Basket, also … Continue reading

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Higher Self Breakthrough

Who: me and my first husband When: eons ago Where: Heathrow Airport What: a memory sparked by a discussion at A Tree of Light, Community Forum Why: the latest discussion on “Living Through These Times as a Soul” We came … Continue reading

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Being Ready

  I thought it was always ‘now.’ Ram Das said, “Be here now,” so if I was here, wasn’t it now? Being born with the surname of Wait only helped if I remembered, and ‘to wait’ doesn’t actually mean to … Continue reading

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Being on Timers

The day I knew I had an inner timer was the day I heard a dinging in my soul. Continue reading

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this Park, this Brooklyn

This drawing, this park, this Prospect Park, these 526 acres, these remains of Brooklyn’s indigenous forest. This play area with off-leash hours. This Dog Beach just off the Long Meadow at the Pools. This drawing, these dogs, these people, this … Continue reading

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Apple Trees

I do not have a garden,I do not have a plot of land,I do not have a flowerTo plant and grow by hand.But what I have is paper,What I have is paint,What I have is such an urgeTo draw without … Continue reading

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Battle Hill

Two strong and fearless women, one in a glorious helmet and armor decorated with snakes, the other in her crown of seven spikes, her tablet a book of law.
Their eyes lock. Lady Liberty raises her torch with her right hand. Minerva salutes back with her left.

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The Color Orange

On a gray day I went to the greengrocer for orange bell peppers and carrots to eat and to color and draw and digest. Ol’ Blue Eyes said, “Orange is the happiest color.” Van Gogh said, “There is no blue … Continue reading

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