Tag Archives: Seasons

A poem: One Life

The azaleas bloomed, Pinks and whites against a backdrop of summer grass waiting for the heat to rise Yellow dust, pollen lust, coats the landscape Spontaneous and unstable, whisked away by an afternoon rain or an April breeze This is … Continue reading

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A winter’s tale

“I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.” – John Burroughs There is a small, family owned Mexican restaurant in our community that my family has enjoyed eating at for 30 … Continue reading

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Seasons

“Summer nights and long warm days, Are stolen as the old moon falls, And My mirror shows another face, Another place to hide it all” – Chris Cornell, “Seasons” I look out my window on this first day of November and notice that … Continue reading

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Life and death in the forest

“The world is afflicted by death and decay. But the wise do not grieve, having realized the nature of the world.” –  The Buddha My wife and I try to hike in the Pisgah National Forest every Sunday, specifically in … Continue reading

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A man walks into a bar….

“A man walks into a bar with a cheese sandwich under his arm. “A pint of Guinness for me and the cheese sandwich,” he says to the barman. “I’m sorry, sir,” replies the barman, “we don’t serve food in here.” … Continue reading

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As the wind blows

An ancient breeze blows through the trees, Shaking yellow dust off limbs that sway in motion. The air is filled with tiny spores of Spring, Journeys carried in gust beyond our horizons. As Winters death releases her cold grip, Life pulls itself … Continue reading

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What are you doing this weekend?

“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” –  George Eliot What are you doing this weekend? Me? I will be blowing leaves, … Continue reading

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