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To Unlived Life

Reading Time: < 1 minute Always at the door, or tapping at the window, it calls: “Please let me in.”   In kisses and poems, where unheard words write unsent letters, it calls out to me, from books that fall off shelves, opening at pages where phrases stand like a wink caught sideways on Goya’s Dona Isabel as she sways […]

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Bear at the Tree of Lights (After Peter Birkhauser)

Reading Time: < 1 minute When the Soul began to write his life examiners at the womb door asked: “Does this one want to come out?”   The father left to think this over. The mother was left to pethidine. The baby came out forceps first.   Some say heroes are born to difficulty. This one too found his birth […]