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Achilles Heel

If you woke up with a pain in your heel… Continue reading

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Time Pieces

Time. It’s always time and there’s never enough. Except when there’s too much in this place where we’re all doing time. Time me, ti-me, tie-me-to-time. Or let the battery run out, let the ticking stop. But not my heart. Let … Continue reading

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Writer’s Blood, Body and Spirit

“It is only when you open your veins and bleed onto the page a little that you establish contact with your reader.” Continue reading

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Prayer, 08.08 Portal

God, grant me the insight to realize that everything I see/read/hear online (and everywhere else for that matter) is the result of the particular frequency of the one posting. It’s a level of perception, nothing more, nothing less. A viewpoint, … Continue reading

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Making Your Unknown Known

When I went to London in the late 1960s I brought a sword with me on the plane. (It was allowed in those days.) I was bringing it over for a friend. Seven years later, when it became time for … Continue reading

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What Drawing Does

While I’ve heard people say, “Oh, I can’t draw to save my life,” or, “I can’t even draw a straight line,” I’ve never heard anyone say, “I can’t connect things with each other,” because of course we do, all the time, albeit unconsciously. Continue reading

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That Emma, That Torch

I went to the library and had a coffee at the concession stand in what unbeknownst to me had now become ‘Emma’s Torch Café.’ ‘Emma’s Torch,’ could it be that Emma…that torch? Continue reading

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The Art of Distilling

I was in Prague, “the Magical City,” or because it’s rare that I attend a live concert, I seemed to be hearing on another level, analyzing my enjoyment in a different way, having a different insight into what I was hearing through this filter of music. Continue reading

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A Bag and a Bunch of Cards

In the poem, Harlem, Langston Hughes asks, “What happens to a dream deferred?” He wonders, “Does it dry up / like a raisin in the sun?” He suggests other, less appetizing fates. Meanwhile, I bided my time. I waited until my carpet bag so bulged with hope that it had to become a reality. Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

“And now let us welcome the New Year, full of things that never were.” ~ Rainer Maria Rilke Continue reading

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