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Friday morning music

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Sunday morning music

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Sunday morning music

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Lovely

“A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly. You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth, but if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face … Continue reading

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In your garden

“I am growing, I am growing this hardy flower, me. Straining through the muck and weeds in my struggle to be free. A glimmer through the darkness glowing faintly from above. I am reaching, I am reaching toward Your light, … Continue reading

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Coda

“And now I know what most deeply connects us after that summer so many years ago, and it isn’t poetry, although it is poetry, and it isn’t illness, although we have that in common, and it isn’t gratitude for every … Continue reading

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The fourth sign of the zodiac

Mary Oliver, the poet discusses what she calls “the cancer visit.” In 2012 she was diagnosed with lung cancer and said that death had “left his calling card.” She was treated and was given “a clean bill of health.” In … Continue reading

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The whole of nature

“A human being is part of the whole, called by ‘Universe’; a part limited in time and space. We experience ourselves, our thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of our consciousness. This … Continue reading

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The garden by moonlight

“A black cat among roses, Phlox, lilac-misted under a first-quarter moon, The sweet smells of heliotrope and night-scented stock. The garden is very still, It is dazed with moonlight, Contented with perfume, Dreaming the opium dreams of its folded poppies. … Continue reading

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Secrets

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don’t believe in magic will never find it.” ~ Roald Dahl

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