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tracy-ewens's picture
Jan.27.2014
I am not feeling well. I'm fighting it and taking my vitamins and getting enough rest, but I think the bastard virus, germ, bug is winning.  That being said, it's past time to put something on the blog, so before I slip into fuzzy head, stuffy, runny nose, cold and then sweaty, here are some...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.27.2014
January 27     DEEP IN THE SEA   Under the mirror, there is a life.  Under what I reflect to the world, I am a world apart.  I smile sweetly, political in my response to confrontation and conflict.  Deep, deep in the sea, is a current of sadness I can’t always shake....
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.26.2014
January 26     BUTTON BOX   I go to my button box to sort out my life.  I lay out matching sets, the various sizes, shapes and colors.  Coat buttons are commanding but unsuitable for the delicate places.  The tiny pearl buttons with shanks pull my attention but work...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.24.2014
January 24     COMPOST   Looking at the bins, the stages of decomposition remind me of my disease, the stinking garbage I came in with.  I have learned to work my program the same way I learned to tend my pile: personal experience, advice, watching and smelling the mistakes of...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.23.2014
January 23   THE PROCESS     The mountains don’t wash away like sandcastles.  The amount of persistence required is far greater.  Acorns don’t work like sunflowers; not everything is instant gratification.  Marathons aren’t run in seconds.  If you don’t love the...
eva-lesko-natiello's picture
Jan.22.2014
  A friend of mine came over for a glass a wine the other night and while she took her coat off at the front door, I noticed a creepy looking bug on the ceiling. She volunteered to “remove the bug” if I got her a step-stool.   Our ceilings are kind of tall and even on the third step of...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.21.2014
January 21     THE FROG   Stretched in the water, still, the frog hangs.  The pond is barely a teacup, sufficient for the communion of God and frog.  I watch the frog, unblinking , savoring respiration.  In a pond in Maine, I bore this posture, center stage.  A...
will-durst's picture
Jan.20.2014
Avast me mateys. Off the starboard bow. Thar she blows. Looks like the Chris Christie juggernaut hit its first iceberg. And harpoons are flying in from multiple quarters. Back on the Jersey Shore, Hillary Clinton’s people and Rand Paul’s people are partying so loud and hard, Snooki and JWoww’s...
tim-haywood's picture
Jan.20.2014
Start spreading the news.  The Blue Jerseys are coming to New Jersey—a fortnight for Richard Sherman to gnaw the Big Apple to a mealy sauce. Or as Ted Suess Geisel might say, "The room is abloom with the Legion of Boom." The NFC champion Seattle Seahawks will play the Denver Broncos in...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jan.20.2014
January 20   BECAUSE       Because I am my father’s child, I make my attendance at meetings frequent and regular.  Having looked deeply in the genetic mirror, I see so many bitter days.  I’ve run from the implications and sheltered in the steps.  The humility that...