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Oblivious

The bright red bird against the deep blue sky, a stunning contrast of the youthful spring, grabbed my attention as I sauntered by the budding tree where he began to sing. I wished to share the beauty that I saw … Continue reading

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Solar Orison

You teach me, Sun, it’s wonderful to shine, though human beings shine differently than you. I know your light’s more luminous than mine, but I hope that it shines through things I do. You also show me that it’s good … Continue reading

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Political Wolves

Besides You, Lord, are many others who wish I and other people would be sheep, behaving only as they want us to, as if we all were hypnotized, asleep. They’d have us live to toil and consume and not protest … Continue reading

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Hooligan Longing

A dandelion wants to be an oak, absurdly hopeless though its wish may be, and while this seems the setup for a joke, it’s not: the fool I’m speaking of is me. I dreamed of growing lofty for an eon, … Continue reading

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