Monthly Archives: February 2018

feb 14 – a mom-daughter love on Valentine’s Day

Wednesday, February 14 Once again, a friend sent me a poem.  The poet, Linda Paston, writes of delicate surprises that run deeper than first notice suggests.    Her sensual remembering of an eight year old daughter  when she dares to … Continue reading

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Feb 12 – Connie de Biase died on February 10, one year ago

Monday, February 12  –  Connie de Biase died February 10, 2017 “your laugh once lifted me, your word was gift to me.”    Yahuda Halevi One of many people who miss Connie de Biase (died February 10, 2017) wrote me … Continue reading

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February 8 a Thursday post – e. e. cummings love poem

February 8, 2018 –   “nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands.“ e e cummings would have objected to my world view on just about every count, as I would his.  Which demonstrates to me that great poetry connects … Continue reading

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feb 7 – two poets — one Muslim, one Chaldean Catholic

Wednesday, February 7  – Dunya Mikhail “Yesterday, I lost a country” Warsan Shire “dear god i come from two countries one is thirsty the other is on fire both need water.” Harsh news these past days brought to mind how … Continue reading

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feb 2 -a little girl tugs at a tabe cloth

Feb 2 — “A Little Girl Tugs At The Tablecloth” Back from Santa Clara  (Advisory Board meeting)   here’s a long standing favorite poem for this Friday morning. have a blest weekend, jstsj   {from February 2016)     “. . … Continue reading

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