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MIDWINTER’S DAY IN THE BOTANIC GARDENS

Hippophaewith clusters of orange berrieson spiky twigs. Set in this ancient, yellowstone wall,which separates the formal walksfrom the marsh garden to the south,is the gateway (with gate long gone).At its base, nerines – all mauves and reds –spill over on … Continue reading

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SPONTANEITY

The striveto alive. There are some thingswhich, though honest,are better left unsaid. .

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THESEUS

Labyrinths are mind-madeand vanish when the mind stops.(Do the Minotaurs vanish too?) Life is a Labyrinth.Garden gate – Conception.Front door – Birth.A thousand mazesbranch off to every room.Every room with its viewleads to the Back Door.(Is the Minotaur waiting there … Continue reading

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HALLOWELL

The tide that started flowingall those years agohas eddied roundand doubled back,has shadowed our diverging tracksand monitored their going.It sidles in and splashes at our feetleaving us very little common groundfor if and when we try to meet. Every step … Continue reading

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WEEKEND PEOPLE

Though the weekend peopleleave it all behind,when they sit down quietlyit’s all there in their mind. And though they leave their footprintsto commemorate their stay,when the cosmic tide comes in,it washes them away. The sand, the rocks, the buildingsthough private … Continue reading

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CHRIST SAID

Christ said: “Give it all awayand follow Me.”They even saythat’s what he saidand praise it,get their children spiritually fed(and then erase it). “If the spirit calls you, Go!”they say,and, as you’re on your way,“Hey!It’s only a metaphor you know!Come back!Let’s … Continue reading

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FOR MOTHER AND CHILD

Why wake him?You woke to nothing,do you think he won’t?Your hand will guide him firmly and away,your lips will teach the nonsense he will say,your sins on himevery day. At best,he’ll pass the testyou failed,but where you wonwill be undone. … Continue reading

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FREEDOM

Freedom is peddledas though it were a path to Peace.It isn’t. Peace paddlesin Freedom. .

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BIOGRAPHY

I was bornjust like you. I came I knew notwhere fromjust like you. I had the good times(and the bad);was by turns,unhappy and glad(just like you). Till I determined:Be HAPPY ALL THE TIME ! So I withdrew fromI didn’t wantand … Continue reading

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COLD FROST

We fill the time twixt sleep and sleepto stop the thoughts dig down too deepfor they have messages to keepthat what you sow is what you reap. .

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