Monthly Archives: February 2019

Feb 15 – “something there is that doesn’t love a wall” – – Robert Frost

Friday,  February 15, 2019 “Before I built a wall I’d ask to know What I was walling in or walling out, And to whom I was like to give offense.” It’s hard to walk through a full day without hearing … Continue reading

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Feb 13 – Detroit to Boston during some messy winter days in both

Wednesday, February 13, 2019   “There will be daffodils in the Back Bay” view from my Detroit window – December 2007             Boston is my second city, after Motown. I’ve lived there 7 different times, … Continue reading

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Connie de Biase, csj, soul friend of 40 years, died this date in Brentwood Long Island, d Feb 10, 2017, c. 6:15 pm

February 10, 2019  –  “a mutual commitment to noticing” Over 4 decades of kinship, Connie de Biase and I partnered in a mutual commitment to noticing.   Now that she’s left us,  I miss her most on Saturday mornings when driving … Continue reading

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Feb 8 – – William Carlos Williams and Denise Levertov — a long generation apart, but very close

Friday, February 8, 2019 “It turns out that Williams, despite fragile health in his later years, mentored younger poets at his home. One of them was Denise Levertov, a favorite of yours.”   George Danko to jstsj  May 22, 2018 George  and … Continue reading

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Feb 6 a poem for an indoor day Wislawa Szymborska

Wednesday,  February 6, 2019 “The subject of today’s investigation is things that don’t move themselves. They need to be helped along,” I’ve been on the road: DC,  Baltimore, and a mildly harrowing connection via Atlanta during Super Bowl Sunday to … Continue reading

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