Monthly Archives: December 2015

A winter’s landscape.

The winter’s nightscape was dabbled with sparks of light. The moon, lowered on threads of spun stardust, amplified the cries of the unheard. I crept closer to hear and held the hand of distress. She was near the creases of … Continue reading

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When mountains speak.

When mountains call I have to pull over and listen. When the wind cuts through with a chill so deep I have to snuggle warmer. Today the forces of both mountains and wind were tugging. I stood at a distant … Continue reading

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Infinity.

I don’t fully understand how some moments can be so exquisite and others with a flip of a feather, the doors and windows of our psyche can feel the minute explosion of everything. It can be a swift descent and … Continue reading

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Nature and trees.

“In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Trees can be contorted, bent in weird ways, and they’re still beautiful.” ~ Alice Walker I feel we are similar to trees. Unique and weird and beautiful. Our skin color, like … Continue reading

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Winter’s gift of love.

I’ve had several days now of alone time… It is unusual and a gift that I couldn’t see until I breathed it. I have been able to watch the sun’s rise through the grey of dawn and smile at the … Continue reading

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Holidays can be difficult.

“I shouldn’t write this,” I keep telling myself. I should be sharing something positive and cheerful and full of gratitude. I should be focused on peace and love. I should be singing ‘chestnuts roasting by an open fire’ and planning … Continue reading

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To my Muslim sisters & brothers.

Dear Muslim Sisters and Brothers: I stand in solidarity with you. I won’t let the extremist taint my views for those living peacefully here in America and elsewhere. Those who, just like me, are against inhumane ideologies. Over and over … Continue reading

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