Monthly Archives: September 2015

Blood Moon

In less than a minute, the moon took on an orange hue as it rose over the Wet Mountains and shone down on Main Street. A poem written by W.S. Merwin and  published today on the Poetry Foundation website says it better than … Continue reading

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Truthfulness in Politicking

Autumn is running late this year. The days continue Indian-Summer-mild with Waterford crystal mornings and brilliant sunny afternoons. But I’ve lived here long enough to be cautious. Last year on September 30th, I took the featured image at the top of this … Continue reading

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Shorter Days and Longer Nights

Despite a most lovely Indian Summer crowned with blue skies and golden grasses, I anticipate the coming cold. I know that my foreshortening a mild and mellow autumn is preemptive, but already I feel myself drawing down. As the Autumn Equinox … Continue reading

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Survivors’ Guilt

Watching the Syrians and other who are fleeing violence, I can only wonder why the United States is not more welcoming. We are quick to shake our heads and purse our lips when discussing the European Union’s inability to come … Continue reading

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