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First Day of Spring

Here in the Pacific Northwest, spring is well underway. Crocuses are up, the trees are leafing out, and this delicious morning I found my first morel of the season. But not so elsewhere.  This poem is for readers and friends … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox 2014: On New Beginnings

Was it light? Was it light within? Was it light within light? Stillness becoming alive, Yet still? A lively understandable spirit Once entertained you. It will come again. Be still. Wait. – from Roethke’s poem, “The Lost Son” Be still … Continue reading

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Spring Equinox 2013

Happy first day of spring. How welcome this season of birth and renewal! Today the sun travels—as it appears to the eye—past the equator on its way 23.5 degrees north to the tropic of cancer, where it celebrates the summer solstice … Continue reading

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