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Predawn Song

A bird that sings an hour before the dawn when darkness still envelops everything, assures me that the woes I dwell upon will pass like night. I love to hear him sing. The lengthy silence of the night is broken … Continue reading

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Unforeseeable

One moment, I was looking toward the sky, while reveling in floating on my back, enjoying waves I was surrounded by, without a care, a shark that could attack, feeling blissful after months of woe, diving, like a dolphin, having … Continue reading

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Galactic Dandelion

A dandelion first looks like a sun that’s blooming in a universe of grass, although it’s small, unlike a cosmic one, and not made out of blazing plasmic gas but little yellow petals for its rays, that don’t give off … Continue reading

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“Wonderful”

Although she’s old and has no memory of years of her long life that have gone by, she always smiles when she speaks to me and tells me I am wonderful, and I respond that she is wonderful as well, … Continue reading

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Celibacy Idolatry

My body was reserved for only God, and though it spasmed, pleading for release, until I felt like some obstructed clod in fear of my own flesh that wouldn’t cease, I mortified that flesh with packs of ice, supposedly for … Continue reading

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Pattering

The fall of droplets on my car’s windshield sounds like the simmer of veggies when sautéed. Because a rain fell on them in some field, they sprouted, grew, and into meals were made. The sound is comforting upon the pane, … Continue reading

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Window Diamonds

At night, the droplets on a windowpane, lit by streetlights when my home was dark, were multitudes of diamonds made of rain, and each one scintillated like a spark that dimmed and grew in brilliance as I passed this treasure … Continue reading

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