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Clearing Vision

I walked along a busy street alone. No one I met felt my needs. My heart was trapped by a remote memory. I longed for a return to my home. I could not imagine how to escape. I had no … Continue reading

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A Cane

From the balcony of a building;           across a canyon of the city,           I saw beautiful clothes dancing in the wind. Dresses and shirts fluttered in the breeze. They were drying in the sun—           their owners waited inside. While I watched, … Continue reading

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A Tiny Forest

Long ago, I left the city. I searched for a home to love. I found a deserted corner far away. I have let my tiny forest grow. I want to know the sounds around me. My wooded range has many … Continue reading

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The Temple

I have begun to see that yesterday is wholly gone. Each word that I spoke has faded. I walk through a pure white city. Its humble denizens are kind. My voice is inadequate. I want to transform this day into … Continue reading

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Dry River Valley

This is the valley where a flood once raged. As the waters receded, its banks had been scoured. Powerful forces had destroyed the city. The town was rebuilt and restored. Everyone was glad for the river sports. The wise predicted … Continue reading

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A White Tower

As I was dreaming, I saw a city of steel and glass atop an ancient mountain. In the city’s center, a white tower stood tall. Its lofty sides were topped with windowless gables. I cannot forget the place. Somehow, it … Continue reading

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If I Were Walking

If I were walking through the city at night, I would feel a tension from the fear of harm. “The city isn’t safe at night,” they say. “You could be attacked by a thief.” Because of the fear, I do … Continue reading

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