Monthly Archives: April 2011

~ Mind In The Mountains, But Chained Here By Chance ~

Standing amidst those towering white pines, Hearing the wind as it whispered my name, Watching hawks, as they spiraled and on thermals climbed, A voice deep inside me broke free and became One, with those faces of sheer, solid stone. … Continue reading

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Outrageous! BP gets a $13 BILLION tax write off?!

I have blogged in the past about the BP Gulf Oil spill and I still consider it heinous that so much damage was done and yet, BP has faced very few repercussions for their actions/reactions. Now they’re getting a $13 … Continue reading

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Today is John Muir Day

🙂 Today is John Muir Day (and his birthday). Me being a “tree-hugger” sort, he is one of my heroes! For those of you who don’t know about John Muir, here are a few facts about him, borrowed from Wikipedia: … Continue reading

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~ Falling Asleep With Felines ~

I fell asleep with both cats last night, small stoves of the softest fur. They laid next to me, curled against my warmth, peace resonating with each purr. I fell asleep to the gentle white noise, of purest feline bliss. … Continue reading

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~ The Will of the Quill ~

((I wrote this after an extended blog conversation with another talented poet friend of mine about the limits of the written word and language. As good/succinct/clear as a writer strives to be, there always exists the possibility of misunderstanding, and that … Continue reading

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~ Hang-gliding (Revised) ~

For Jingle Poetry’s ‘Poetry Potluck’ this week, the theme is “a few of our favorite things”.  I have many favorite things, but hang-gliding definitely is close to the top of the list! The whip of the wind across the mountain’s … Continue reading

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~ Kudzu Dragon ~

Earthen Guardian, growing green with leafy teeth and limbs between. Your bones, a dying tree beneath a scaly skin—cascading leaves. Vines that sway like Dragon’s beard. Hollow eyes that speak – Fey enchanted weird. Beast of Time and Tangled Root, … Continue reading

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