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To move mountains

When she was old and fading –
her gray hair paling,
her skin thinning and softening –
my grandmother painted watercolours. Continue reading

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Is this how it was for Adam and Eve: old as time and young as their memories; innocence easily beguiled, carrying still the remnants of chaos, shaken off to water the tree? And see who answers their tapping on the … Continue reading

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Stitching time back together, the threads held slack; more room for tangling and dropped stitches, repetitions overworked and undone; old patterns emerge slanted, fraying, well beloved.

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Forgive and forget (2)

Last week, I wrote about forgiving and forgetting offences done unto us. This week is all about those who forget what they have done. Does the fact that they do not remember that they have hurt us make it easier … Continue reading

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