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"My life is in the falling leaf"
Tuesday, October 17, 2017      5 comments

A Better Resurrection BY CHRISTINA ROSSETTI I have no wit, no words, no tears; My heart within me like a stone Is numb'd too much for hopes or fears; Look right, look left, I dwell alone; I lift mine eyes, but dimm'd with grie... Read more
Poem by TS Eliot
Saturday, October 07, 2017      5 comments

Mr. Eliot’s Sunday Morning Service "Look, look, master, here comes two religious caterpillars." Jew of Malta. POLYPHILOPROGENITIVE The sapient sutlers of the Lord Drift across the window-panes. In the begi... Read more
Wednesday, October 04, 2017      6 comments

Fox I heard a cough as if a thief was there outside my sleep a sharp intake of air a fox in her fox-fur stepping across the grass in ... Read more
The best of life.....
Monday, October 02, 2017      5 comments

The best of life is life lived quietly where nothing happens but our calm journey thru' the day, where change is imperceptible and the precious life is everything. -John McGahern... Read more
End of Summer
Friday, September 29, 2017      6 comments

End of Summer BY STANLEY KUNITZ An agitation of the air, A perturbation of the light Admonished me the unloved year Would turn on its hinge that night. I stood in the disenchanted field Amid the stubble and the stones, Am... Read more
Be yourself: a reminder
Friday, September 22, 2017      6 comments

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best day and night to make you everybody else, means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting. E.E. CUMMINGS... Read more
"A Time To Talk": Spark Friends
Thursday, September 21, 2017      11 comments

Robert Frost wrote: "A Time to Talk" WHEN a friend calls to me from the road And slows his horse to a meaning walk, I don’t stand still and look around On all the hills I haven’t hoed, And shout from where I am, What i... Read more
From The Minimalists
Tuesday, September 19, 2017      9 comments

The Minimalists‏ @TheMinimalists Sep 17 Let it go. Change the channel. Turn it off. Unsubscribe. Unfriend. Unfollow. Mute. Block. Walk away. Breathe.... Read more
"Stop the World, I want to get off!"
Wednesday, September 06, 2017      12 comments

There is a lot going on in my life. Right now I am juggling too many things. I am trying to find my way back and I think paying attention to Spark People and its programs is the one I need most. I just resigned from a heavy-responsibility ... Read more
Love as a sign of the zodiac
Monday, August 28, 2017      5 comments

Thanks to her I confronted my inner self for the first time as my ninetieth year went by. I discovered that my obsession for having each thing in the right place, each subject at the right time, each word in the right style, was not the well-des... Read more
Words and phrases from my year of birth
Sunday, August 27, 2017      7 comments

The following are selected words and phrases that first entered the dictionary during the year I was born. What about you? Take a look at this site to see the words or phrases that are precisely as dated as you are! The link is below. ... Read more
The Carb Question
Saturday, August 26, 2017      9 comments

My husband is a dedicated vegetarian. I cook dinner and typically we will have some sort of variation on grain bowls, beans & rice, lentil salads, baked potatoes, a vat of oatmeal, etc. And typically I have had not much sense of satiation, ev... Read more
Facing My Problems
Wednesday, August 23, 2017      14 comments

In 2015-2016 I had a series of devastating deaths in my life. I responded by being there as much as I could for the dying people in my life but also by feeling so emotionally wrung out that I could not handle my own distress. I soothed my gri... Read more
"The trouble is, you think you have time...."
Monday, August 21, 2017      7 comments

I've seen this saying on a couple of spark pages. And how true it is! There comes a time when you know that you no longer have time. There are... Read more
How does the light return?
Sunday, August 20, 2017      4 comments

“How then does light return to the world after the eclipse of the sun? Miraculously. Frailly. In thin stripes. It hangs like a glass cage. It is a hoop to be fractured by a tiny jar. There is a spark there. Next moment a flush of dun. Then a vap... Read more

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