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Winter Truth

The world is born in the spring rejoices in summer and bundles its blessings in autumn ∴ But only in the winter does it learn who it is

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Ever Green

Some lives are leafy limbs compelling eyes to gaze at them to acknowledge their convulsive beauty Naïve in their baseless joy they reign a scant and unremembered season then die having never truly lived Some lives are barren limbs pushing … Continue reading

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Christmas Alphabet S : Silent Night – The Everly Brothers, Sinead O’ Connor & Low

Originally posted on The Immortal Jukebox:
Almost there. How to prepare? At this Season wisdom is found not in speech but in silence. Stand in Awe. Commune with your own heart. Be Still. Hope and wait. In Silence. Not in…

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Displaced Poet

Originally posted on Pitching Pennies Poetry:
for Joseph Brodsky who said: “The dolce vita is chocolate and champagne.” He bought bread in the little shop on the corner, had it wrapped mostly for the mystery and the precious paper, a…

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The World’s Greatest Artist

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Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
He’s had the longest career of any artist in history, and at a considerably advanced age is still crafting new works. He creates in every medium–sculpture, engraving, painting, even performance art–and the scale of his work runs from the…

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The Extraordinary in the Ordinary

Beauty abides in common things If only we choose to see it And grace will turn our limbs to wings If only we choose to free it ℘  “Often when we blame our artists for painting ugly things, they are but striving to … Continue reading

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Beyond the Heavens

Like all beings with souls, I have been perpetually in awe of nature. And yet I’ve always yearned for something more. Even before I believed, I looked for what was “behind” the night sky. I sensed that the spiral precision of leaves, the engraver’s … Continue reading

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