Category Archives: Hope

Liberty Hope?

July 3   LIBERTY HOPE?       If you had to choose, would it be liberty or hope?  Liberty is highly recommended, but without hope, how would you know you were at liberty?  Transversely if you have no liberty, … Continue reading

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The Meal

May 2       THE MEAL     Home cooking is the key.  I want to order in, have my life delivered to the door.  The takeout menus entice me.  From three courses on china to burgers handed through … Continue reading

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The Orphanage of My Heart

March 26       THE ORPHANAGE OF MY HEART     The orphanage of my heart holds many children, children of my past.  They gaze at me, fixed in an attempt to draw me near their needs.  I scurry, … Continue reading

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Coming to the Table

February 23       COMING TO THE TABLE   For many years, decades even, I stacked the table against myself and others.  I piled the sacred next to trifles; I deposited item after item and built towers to confusion.  … Continue reading

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Accident of Birth

February 8       ACCIDENT OF BIRTH   We are here together, born the millstones about one another’s necks.  Parentage equates to persuasion and I hold these strangers to my breast.  Minds having chosen, violent turns skew off radar’s … Continue reading

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Perkiomenville

April 28 Perkiomenville Being actually alive does not feel as good as I imagined the relief of being dead would feel and therefore I have anxiety and dread, or is it disappointment.  I feel like a failure when I am … Continue reading

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Please Sir

April 5 Please Sir Gratitude is a thing which collects and solidifies, it’s pink and I can walk around on it.  Some days it is a broad highway and other times a winding spindling track.  Ever present if I am … Continue reading

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