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Whatever Happens

The rock from space that killed the dinosaurs, that persistent tune you keep hearing in your head, the wildfire that razed the neighborhood, and the family that found their dog when they finally returned home, the last leaf stubbornly clinging … Continue reading

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On Time

I suspect my expiration date code came up some time ago, but they apparently wanted me to sample more wine, so when I do cross over, my report will be comprehensive. We are all here on our own special assignments. … Continue reading

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Open Enough

In one screenplay, two gamblers, Hope and Fear, stand at a Craps Table, rolling dice into the future. Wins and losses alternate, they finally break even. In another, two massive armies clash by night. The next morning, they are at … Continue reading

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Only Dreaming

Eager seekers throughout the centuries have embarked on arduous pilgrimages in search of the elusive “truth”, merely to discover that there is no truth, only dreaming. Time after time, we hear politicians promising to make the world a better place, … Continue reading

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Writing In Our Sleep

Last night I composed a new poem in my sleep. An idea came to me, and the words just flowed. I read it over several times, editing here and there, until at last I was quite pleased with the result. … Continue reading

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Water Imagining Itself

The water in our bird baths has been everywhere — the snows of the Himalayas, the Nile Delta, Glacier Lake, the deepest trenches of the Pacific Ocean, the Amazon Rain Forests, even the flood that old Noah barely escaped. Water … Continue reading

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October, Part 3

I have been out in the front yard stacking wood. I take more work breaks now, because the body requires it. What once took three hours now takes three days. Still, it is pleasant to sit on these cool Fall … Continue reading

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