Category Archives: Fractals

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Sacred Cow

              Cows are among the gentlest of breathing creatures; . . . I am not ashamed to profess a deep love for the[m].   Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, […]

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Time Piece

          We fray into the future, rarely wrought Save in the tapestries of afterthought. More time, more time. Barrages of applause Come muffled from a buried radio. The Newyear bells are […]

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Reflections on New Year’s Eve

      The world above in the world below, (And a million worlds are but as one) And the One in all; as the sun’s strength so Strives in all strength, glows in all […]

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Gloria

        Angels we have heard on high Sweetly singing o’er the plains And the mountains in reply Echoing their joyous strains   Gloria, in excelsis Deo Gloria, in excelsis Deo     […]

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Twin Beds

        Is all that we see or seem But a dream within a dream?   “A Dream Within a Dream” Edgar Allan Poe  

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Screamin’ Demon

    Horatio says ’tis but our fantasy, And will not let belief take hold of him Touching this dreaded sight, twice seen of us; Therefore I have entreated him along With us to watch […]

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Shift Work

      The fundament is shifted by a hairsbreadth; What next we hear May be the crack of doom– Or be, instead, [The r]esurrection horn blowing full A.   “The Fundament Is Shifted” Abbie […]

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Rainbow

    And God remembered Noah, and every living thing . . . and the rain from heaven was restrained . . . And God said . . . I do set my bow in […]

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Sea Change

    Close your eyes and hear the toss of the waves’ innumerable curls on the brow of the world– . . . [T]he marge is replaced by a lace of shells, to be gathered […]

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Dayspring

      The dawn’s precise pronouncement waits With breath of light indrawn, Then forms with smoky, smut-red lips The great O of the sun.   “The Edge of Day” Laurie Lee  

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Fairy Cat

    Invariably she is dressed, or you might say costumed, in lavender or rose-colored crepe de Chine shadowy as the room from which she emerges, and this crumpled apparel is not redeemed by her […]

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Mothers

          We are born of love; Love is our mother.   Rūmī      

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Easter

        Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed!   Paschal Greeting Eastern Orthodox Church  

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Vision

          In a dark time, the eye begins to see.   “In a Dark Time” Theodore Roethke          

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Bars of Song

      What would you do with a bird So small it could swim in and out Through the bars of its song?   “What Do You Do When It’s Spring?” John Woods  

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Duet

    The calyx of the oboe breaks, silver and soft the flower it makes; and next, beyond, the flute-notes seen, now are white and now are green.   “The Calyx of the Oboe Breaks” […]

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Happiness

          The point in life is to know what’s enough . . . With the happiness held in one inch-square heart you can fill the whole space between heaven and earth. […]

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Contemplation

        When you gaze at an object, you bring blessing to it. For through contemplation, you know that it is absolutely nothing without the divinity that permeates it.   Dov Baer of […]

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Party Animal

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Frost Flowers

          [A]ll seasons shall be sweet to thee, Whether the summer clothe the general earth With greenness . . . Or [whether] the secret ministry of frost Shall hang [the eave-drops] […]