Monthly Archives: June 2021

Does the Sparrow Worship You?

  Does the sparrow worship you? When making a nest in some hidden place When laying a clutch When anticipating the hatch When feeding the insatiable When watching them fledge; Does the sparrow worship you?   Does the nuthatch trill … Continue reading

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For those who do not know exactly what a Prayer is

The Summer Day Who made the world? Who made the swan, and the black bear? Who made the grasshopper? This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass the one who is eating sugar out … Continue reading

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Learning to Live

I Learnt to Live, by Sofia Kioroglou Before I got cancerI cavilled at everythingCaterwauled and spat outUnmentionable adjectives Before I got cancerMy children hated meI was controlling and unbearableA helicopter hovering over them the whole time Before I got cancer,I … Continue reading

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Lap Upon Your Shore

Lap Upon Your Shore   Everyone has wanted a piece of you till there would be no pieces left, I thought. I have watched you proceed and recede As age washes up on your coast.   After all these years, … Continue reading

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