Tag Archives: life

Abandonment

When did the economy begin to fail? Some players were rushing ahead. Others had faltered as society crumbled. I can explain it to you, but does it matter? My friends were troubled by the changes. One had to leave his … Continue reading

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Summer Storm

During the raging storm lightning flashed above the city. I marveled at its power and beauty. Tonight, I will walk the street again. Each time, I find a new path. At night, the city is full of mystery. Today, the … Continue reading

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Snow Has Fallen

Snow has fallen thickly in the yard. My children are building a snowman. Birds battle over an ear of corn. Today marks the end of a hard storm. The snow and ice are a heavy burden around me. Their weight … Continue reading

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In the Cold

My life is cold and dark. I am stuck in a dismal swamp. I make slow progress. Without light, I see nothing. I forget my old joys. They are lost in the shadows. I watched a dove fly over me. … Continue reading

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Far Away

How far away are the mountains? I see them rise up over the horizon. What can I do to bring them nearer? When I was young, I would climb the hills. Moss and lichen were spreading slowly. I watched them … Continue reading

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A New Creation

This is a beautiful day. The rain falls peacefully. Trees spread their shade around the town. The sun lights the sky at sunset. I imagine the animals crawling in their burrows. I am happy to listen to the songs of … Continue reading

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The Walls

I hide my sterile walls with the plants around me. These square rooms are cold and gray. The crawling leaves hide the architect’s perfect angles. I care for them gingerly—they need my love. I have no pets anymore. The responsibility … Continue reading

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