• Beloved in night comforts
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    I have given Did I ever give enough? Was there any more to give?  I received  Every gilded ounce Were her frayed fragments Ever enough What is enough? What is fair? What is the difference? Between giving And caring 
  • ice crystals
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    There is a chill in the airCrisp and freshScented with pineSoft sounds of the world falling asleep Winter calls to usBeckons us to start anewTo sleep the pain of the past awayAnd awaken fresh It sometimes seems like the world is frozenIn a moment in timeThe white that covers the landAnd the ice that hangs ...
  • The Sky
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    Today I traveled to the stars and touched the outer limits of the universe’s Milky Way. There I opened a magical storybook that traversed the mysteries of my bedazzled mind.My unraveled visions were impelled by a strong solar storm originating in the Atlantic Ocean, from beyond the windswept Isle of Wight. Then within my perceptive ...
  • flower
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    The flower was crumbling moment by moment. My wrinkles got deeper year after year, And yet, my husband saw nothing but beauty. My child missed the target again and again, Despair crawled up her face. All I saw was her determination to succeed. God showed me a torn, corrupted world full of anguish and despair. ...
  • pocketwatch, grains of sand.
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    Take a look around youDo you see the hidden secrets?The whispers on the wind? The loneliness in the dusk? All around usThese are the signs that we cannot seeThe subtle way the world shiftsAlerting us to its woes Each moment is tinyThe size of a grain of sandYet, each so impactfulAs to change the course ...
  • Looking at sky, and dreaming
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    Have I reached the summit? Of my Mt Kosciusko Is it time to retire? To the valley below Mt Beauty Or will I remain here? Within the shadows of our You Yangs  My mind is tired And these old bones Are pointing down I wake up with a frown Like I am wearing King Charles’ heavy crown   Ironically, the day after my finest hour I ...
  • red leaves, trees,, leaves falling
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    A winter chill draws near in the airMaking the trees shiver and shakeAs autumn dawns free and fairThe scent of pumpkin spice as people bake Crisp and clear as butterfly wingsAs leaves fall to the groundThe joy of the holidays my heart singsOf challenges the year-round A new year quickly dawnsThe hope of a new ...
  • sunrise
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    May you want what is good and healthy,May you dream of what lets you soar.   May you smileat the kindness of others,Content about how they are.   May you be joyful,accepting realityand bless it with all your heart.
  • Chameleon
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    The Chameleon says to her Mom, “I want to be many creatures and do many things, all at once.” Mom tells her she cannot be any more than one creature at a time, and cannot do more than one thing at a time. She has to pick one. But Chameleon can’t. Her mind travels fast ...
  • Old River
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    Where to start?When there is no beginningThe judges guns remain loadedBut there is no-one on the causeway Why is the coldest mountainIn the middle of the desert?How to climb the lowest alps?Below the deepest oceanHow to soar and fly?Without wings in a vacant skyCan the old river be paddled?After the bath runs dry Where to ...