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PYRAMIDS AND SARCOPHAGI

Why did they spend so much time therein the anteroom of death?What could they prepare?Paper possessions as light as breathwere too heavy for their dead to bearaway from the fire.Why did they keep their eyeson pyramid, tomb and funeral pyre?Even … Continue reading

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CALCULATIONS

Space you measure in feet and inchesand shoes by where your big toe pinches;seasons by cherry, rose and snow,when may comes and swallows go:empires by rise and fall of kings;weather by rain and drought and flood; dead trees by whether … Continue reading

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WAVES AND SPARROWS

Even the smallest wave or ripple is supported by the whole ocean. Are not five sparrows sold for two farthings? And not one of them shall fall to the ground without your Father. If the waves would cease to wave … Continue reading

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SUNSET

Over and over, you and I sift the contents of our mind and try to find the people we think we might have been. Try as we will, behind the painted curtain, one thing is certain; Nothing is ever seen. … Continue reading

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WHAT IS WHAT?

A boat afloat on the stream of time. On either bank the dream; a banquet for the senses. A blaze of colour and livingness of music and messages to tempt and amaze; enticements and instant memories; the enchanting voice of … Continue reading

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HAVE A HAPPY WEEK

“Empty-handed I come and lo! the spade is in my hand.” In the illimitable Void All is destroyed (and Nothing is lost!) Everything appears anew: good seeds flourish (and evil too). They said to the Poet at his birth, “Go! … Continue reading

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CUT INTO HUMAN WOOD

Cut into the human wood chop; pare; to find what is already there. Will the knife reveal what we have outgrown? Or does the sculptor feel along the veins and in the bone the shape already in the stone and … Continue reading

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