Category Archives: discover wp

The differences between us

I am sitting in my little downtown coffee shop right now. To my right are two people, an older man and a younger woman talking about candidates they are looking at for a job with their company. Behind me are … Continue reading

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The future’s uncertain and the end is always near – Jim Morrison

December 8, 1943 – July 3, 1971 Ship Of Fools The human race was dyin’ out No one left to scream and shout People walking on the moon Smog will get you pretty soon Everyone was hanging out Hanging up and … Continue reading

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Deep breathes….

“Out beyond ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass the world is too full to talk about.” – Rumi My youngest is coming into town Sunday for a … Continue reading

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A poem: Synonyms

I search for synonyms, Little words, Of bold expression, To define my existence Manufactured phrases, Simple tales or fables, To justify my presence, Or being at this moment An antonym maybe, A mirror of opposites, To defend what I am … Continue reading

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A poem: In the light or in the dark

When the sun sets west of the horizon, Behind clouds that tease the dry earth I listen for the silence of a world at rest, A stillness that eclipses the fading light Standing in grass brushed with dew between my … Continue reading

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Local knowledge

The hike up to John Rock in Pisgah National Forest is a favorite of mine. It’s a five-mile loop with an elevation gain of 1000 feet and the payoff is the picture you see above. “The choices we make lead up to … Continue reading

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A poem: Coffee House

  Absorbed in a cup of black heat, watching, listening The scenes change, bodies move, voices echo Business, relationships, old friends and new Some wait, they are late, maybe early I sit, alone, blending into the moment Job interview, smile, … Continue reading

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