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One-of-a-Kind Soul

April is Poetry Month.  You can receive a poem-a-day from Knopf if you’d like.  It’s well worth it.  Such a wide selection of beautiful words, phrases, and thoughts.  Or you could put a FSG Poetry Ringtone on your phone—a couplet by Susan Wheeler.  [Thanks, Becky, for that!] Several years ago, I was a guest author […]

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Sunday Gifts

On this lovely Sunday morning, I give you two wondrous gifts. The first is from Czeslaw Milosz’s New and Collected Poems (1931-2001). The second is Neil Pasricha’s TED talk “The 3 A’s of Awesome.”  You’ll remember, some time back, that I highlighted his website 1000 Things of Awesome.  Since then, his book The Book of Awesome has […]

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Take a Bite Out of the Glorious World

A song for you.  Is there someone you want to see happy?  Is it yourself?  Or someone you love? This is my wish for you on this beautiful Wednesday morning… “More than anything / I want to see you go / Take a glorious bite / Out of the whole world…”     And for […]

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Meaning

Since I’ve been absent from the blogosphere for 6 months, I’ve missed out on telling you so much—namely, all that I’ve learned in the meantime, in my reading and in my discussions with others.  I feel like I’m growing so fast, I can’t keep up with it all…and that’s a good thing! I’ve switched gears […]

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You Have To Be Careful

I’m having problems with my blog software, so there may be some absences or technical difficulties until next week, while I take this week to solve them.  You’ll have to endure, as will I. In the meantime, I like this poem by Naomi Shihab Nye. Listen to a temporary streaming of Ray LaMontagne’s entire new […]

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