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Archive for July, 2017

Monday, July 31st, 2017

 

I thought about going out to meet the wolves
but instead turned around and headed back to the nest

Sunday, July 30th, 2017

 

It’s time to grasp the nettle
And even to think of grasping the nettle
Scares me

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

 

No matter how much firewood one collects
It’s never enough
Here in the Winter of Years

Friday, July 28th, 2017

 

Even now
After all of it
I drown in the waters of ignorance

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

 

So he might feel more able
to face the wind and rain
I would take wine to him

Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

 

In the shadow of the most intelligent among us sits a sad little person who wishes they had
the nerve to avoid having to think about having the nerve.

Tuesday, July 25th, 2017

 

To live in the world is to be adrift
Or am I calm and safe in these waters?

Monday, July 24th, 2017

 

Cold & dismal / to leave
Float into fog
When shall we meet again?

Sunday, July 23rd, 2017

 

And when I tried to go online to top up our credit on the gas
my password was rejected and a reset didn’t work and the Customer Service number just rings out then fades away

Saturday, July 22nd, 2017

 

My neighbours are farmers
and I am the guest of mountain and forest.
I am happy to have been exiled here.