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The Quotidian, November 17, 2011 ~ Your Hour

“Waste not thy hour.” ~ over the entry way to Bellingham Middle School. What are you doing today to advance your life’s projects? What are you doing today to advance your work and service on behalf of others? What are … Continue reading

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“Something WONDERFUL”

“Believe in your heart that something WONDERFUL is about to happen.” ~ bench, Friday Harbor, Washington State [Source: Lana Hechtman Ayers, February 6, 2010. Thanks Lana!] Lana Hechtman Ayers is an award-winning poet, publisher, and editor based in Kingston, Washington. Her recent poetry … Continue reading

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Dreams Wander On, edited by Robert Epstein

I would like to congratulate Robert Epstein for publishing Dreams Wander On: Contemporary Poems of Death Awareness (Modern English Tanka Press, 2011)! It is a lovely anthology! http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/dreams-wander-on-contemporary-poems-of-death-awareness/15474373?productTrackingContext=search_results/search_shelf/center/1 I am delighted and humbled to report that Robert Epstein included three … Continue reading

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The Quotidian, January 24, 2011 ~ Navajo Proverb

“I have been to the end of the Earth. I have been to the end of the waters. I have been to the end of the sky. I have found none that are not my friends.” ~ Navajo Proverb [Source: … Continue reading

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The Quotidian, January 13, 2011 ~ Through the Eyes of a Child

Christina “saw all of this through the eyes of a child, undimmed by the cynicism or vitriol that we adults all too often just take for granted. I want to live up to her expectations. I want our democracy to … Continue reading

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Published Poem II (sample)

the cherry I planted / in my former lover’s yard / blossoms and weeps ~ Andrew Shattuck McBride (Published in bottle rockets #23, August 2010. Thank you to Stanford M. Forrester, Editor of bottle rockets ) bottle rockets is a … Continue reading

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The Quotidian, January 10, 2011 ~ A Quote from Gabrielle Giffords

“We know that silence equals consent when atrocities are committed against innocent men, women and children. We know that indifference equals complicity when bigotry, hatred and intolerance are allowed to take root. And we know that education and hope are … Continue reading

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