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It’s a simple thing, you weep and though your eyes are silent they don’t reach –what you see is your heart covered with stones that have no mornings either except far off where all mist starts the oceans are grieving …

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Cardinal Call

This afternoon we hung a bird feeder in our back yard to be more neighborly with feathered friends, especially the cardinal we’ve glimpsed.  This evening, in the after dinner calm, I googled “cardinal call” to learn what song these brilliant …

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Swap Shop

Swap Big screen TV for moped. Small wooden antique ladder, trade for police scanner. 96 Ford Windstar minivan for small motorhome, bread truck or Ford Ranger pickup. Antique Kenmore port-able washer, trade for 30.30 Winchester. 715-392-2722. Swap 2-3 young roosters …

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snow

If you keep walking eventually you can become snow, it takes a while though. If you don’t walk long enough you just end up getting too cold and wanting to turn back. Worse yet, if you’re really far out, past …

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Finally, Then

After dinner is over, dishes clean, their porcelain lips stacked in smiles behind the cupboard door. After your desk is organized, emails sent, final draft finished, your to-do list a flock of check marks like migratory birds flapping down the …

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