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Time Does Not Repeat Itself

Oh no, time does not repeat itself, It spirals, perhaps, one turn reverberating on the others, But time does not repeat.   Nature’s variation is endless, Orderly, yet endless.   Everything done will be undone.   Everything undone waits for … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Prayer

  ’twas a sad time what with the animals dying and the children sick and the full moon waning. . The fields were laid to rest and Even the prata were frozen well below the ground. . The Good Folk … Continue reading

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Tim and the Tiny Man

Tim looked down as he came over the knell And a tiny man with shears was squatting there. . Tim stopped in amazement and stared, And as he did, the tiny man leaned over his shadow. . Tim’s shadow stopped … Continue reading

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What It Is

What a Tree Is “Beloved, gaze in thine own heart, The holy tree is growing there….” Yeats Nothing is just what it is. Look at that tree. See centuries of meaning on its bark, Put there by poets since cave … Continue reading

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The Shielding Tree by Black Elk

    The international conference on the climate is being held in Lima, Peru. This poem is by Black Elk.   Hey! Lean to hear my feeble voice. At the center of the sacred hoop You have said that I … Continue reading

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When there was night

(written for 30 Poems in November.Please go to http://www.razoo.com/story/poems-for-dollars to Pledge for The Center for New Americans0   When there was night Endless stars in constant motion, moon shadows, deep sleep, brilliant dreams, waking dreams, shared dreams, zodiacal light, blue, … Continue reading

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Silence of the Snow

The silence of the snow crushes The silence when the freezer stops shocks The silence of that bird yearns The silence of those trees envelops The silence of our empty house crushes shocks yearns envelops The silence of your death … Continue reading

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