Category Archives: walking

Dream of Wander

I walk through an uneven field of hills and dales above a river flowing to a sea in the nearby distance. I follow a woman I can’t see, but know very well. I turn to my left and see her … Continue reading

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Fall Haiku

Faded, fluttering, falling; the wet driveway holds fast to my eye, true color. (photo courtesy of

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Curtains of rain drawn against warmth and sun keep the study, brooding books framed in orange firelight, at the grey edge of darkness. I sit overstuffed in a grandfather’s chair, feet in their wool kicked up on the hearth steaming … Continue reading

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