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Morning Glories

A morning glory stem will wrap around a sturdy thing to climb toward the sun and won’t reach much above its sprouting ground, if in the neighborhood there isn’t one. If it can’t find a means for its support, a … Continue reading

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Grateful Complaint

You shatter me as if I were thin glass, till there is nothing left of me but crumbs, uproot and toss me like a weed from grass, and strike my nerves as if they were your drums; unhinge me from … Continue reading

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Soul Castles

For Marion Shore A castle made of sand could not be kept from being flattened by indifferent tides, and when you thought of its demise you wept, for nothing, in the end, it seems, abides. The platitudes that half-consoled your … Continue reading

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Purpose Vision

for Jennifer B. Your sight was twenty-twenty, but at forty an ailment of your eyes caused it to shrink, so its perfection till that time would shortly, and shockingly, to almost nothing sink. And you felt that your life had … Continue reading

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Pianist Epiphany

Dissolution As I was playing piano, suddenly, I felt myself dissolve into the song, so it seemed there was nothing left of me but music, and the feeling was so strong I understood why pianists often wear impassioned faces as … Continue reading

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Precipice

On edge, we live our lives as on a cliff, aware our time will come to fall or leap, a time when supple bodies will turn stiff, and we may go to everlasting sleep. And differing advisors say we must … Continue reading

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Chromosomal Bibles

The chromosomal language for the book that told a cell how to assemble you, as if a chef with a recipe to cook, has billions of words, so it knew what to do, and as you formed, each cell received … Continue reading

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