Category Archives: Reflections

Some of my thoughts.

FREE FOR ALL

Some things touch my heart and restore my touch of humanity: The soft rain of early spring, sprinkling a carpet of yellow daffodils. The cooling rain in summer’s heat lifting steam from sidewalk and path. The bursting colors of flowers … Continue reading

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WEATHER REPORT

A glowering December sky, cloudbanks in heavy shades of gray, tentative sun peeking through the afternoon’s near dark. Memories intrude of past winters, of wading through hip-high drifts on snow blocked roadways, short miles ahead to hot cocoa. But here, … Continue reading

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ONLY WORDS

In setting out to declaim we too often only maim the language of our native tongue. It was in offer of pure discourse in prose, in song, in poet’s voice that brings some here, who are terse. The multitudes or … Continue reading

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ABOUT CONTROL

Pirouettes. A poetic form, 10 lines, 6 syllables per line; Line 5 & 6 identical. Lines 1 to 4 in contrast to Lines 6 to 10. ABOUT CONTROL An ordinary day, no unusual plans but good things might happen in … Continue reading

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SHADOW DANCERS

There are those who dance with Shadows, those hidden beings lurking within only a breath away in mind, a lurking danger to outer selves, hidden behind the facade we wish the world to see. Gus Daum

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WHOLENESS

Sometimes I hear music, sweet symphonies of sound –heart tones unheard by others just as I cannot hear their heart tones. It comes in soft pulsing sound that invades one’s spirit when we meld fully with Earth see and feel … Continue reading

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HUNGER PANGS

A gnawing hunger to create beauty probes insistent in many minds. The brief satisfactions brought from food, water, and basic needs yields to a deeper need to create that born from one’s mind and hand. Nature has always created beauty, … Continue reading

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