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On vision, courage, and creative play

A poem in the villanelle style For Charles Robert, because he asked me to write it. Vision does not just see the way, But guides to the intangible Through courage and creative play. But if, when we look ahead, we … Continue reading

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Oregon Thanksgiving

We always arrive at night—November days darken early in Oregon. Despite the chill, the beam of the lighthouse draws us down toward the beach, and the unseen music of the waves welcomes us.  I was 12 the year the lighthouse … Continue reading

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