Monthly Archives: January 2011

Small Stone

I tossed a handful of stones in the river and the ripples rolled out, and returned with words from around the world. Thank you.

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A shaft of light finds a gap in the heavy curtains, throwing a silver sword on the wall at the foot of my bed.

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Smoothly honed Istrian stone whispers of the waters from which it sprang, urging my eyes to linger and my fingers to stray.

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The damselfly dances round my memory, a myriad of summers, and you. But the damselfly, the summers, and you, are gone.

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Beneath the grey blanket of the day, green buds are beginning to grow.

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Faded emerald leaves bow beneath crimson petals of poinsettia, in memoriam to Christmas.

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Anger bursts through the door; six foot four, and two foot three.

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A sweep of starlings fill the sky, soaring and swirling, this way and that, on a silent dance to sunset and sleep.

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Every grain of regret is grit in my heart.

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Damp earth, rank with rotting vegetation, gives rise to strong, green shoots, stretching for the sky.

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