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The Stations of the Year

“Till summer folds her miracle…when sacrament is done” Emily Dickinson, Poem #342 Chalice after chalice opened day after day Until autumn crocus filled and faded. That holy season closed with their benediction. Blessed be the smaller celebrations of winter camellia … Continue reading

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Spendthrift Autumn, Frugal Winter

Spendthrift autumn dances, winds tossing the bright coin of trees in her wake. Leaves—red, golden, brown–curl dry, caught where shrubs meet earth, huddle near roots. Rain softens spent leaves. Frugal winter hoards autumn’s debris in root cellars, stocks those cold … Continue reading

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One Bird Sings

One bird sings… a flock may be drawing near. One flock wings north; another may be close behind. At journey’s end, they build new nests and In soft spring mornings, one by one, They sing, coaxing the sun above east’s … Continue reading

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