Monthly Archives: April 2013

Enchanting

I took a dandelion wand today And wafted wide a swath of fluff My Spell Fell Like parachutes upon the lawn. The man who lives there Might think that they’re weeds But I see seeds Vitality And Life.

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Travelogue

I met her on a road That went Nowhere When all of the signs Promised Paradise. I thumbed through the Atlas, Folded and unfolded roadmaps, Even asked directions once or twice— Casting aspersions on my masculinity— Before I discovered I … Continue reading

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The Bird Lady of Baxter Springs

Sometimes, when I have mentioned I come from Virginia, the person I’m addressing insists on relocating me to West Virginia. I blame John Denver. Apparently hoards of people have attended American public schools without ever learning that there are two … Continue reading

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Dream Alone

I had an unusually vivid dream last night. Normally I don’t remember my dreams. I know there are sleep studies that indicate everyone dreams, even if we don’t remember them. Some time ago I decided that when I remember my … Continue reading

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Slice of My Pie

It is probably not too far off the mark to estimate over half the drivers now navigating the nation’s ribbons of concrete were born since the Federal Interstate system supplanted State and US highways. When the Roman Empire built a … Continue reading

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