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“Falling Into Art” (an excerpt)

“We are most nearly ourselves when we achieve the seriousness of the child at play.” —Heraclitus Central to our ideas about spiritual and literary authenticity, I think, is our old friend struggle. Whatever is “serious” must be difficult. The poet Mary … Continue reading

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Squirrels are like children

Squirrels are like children. They never walk anywhere. I’ve never seen one just out for a stroll. No, it’s bound, stop look around, dig in haste to bury your nut. It’s chase each other up and down and around and … Continue reading

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✿ creation

each morning i make a fence around a field and then i become the field so something else can play

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