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The Other England

 by Canon E.W. Eyden Behind the dark Satanic mills that spoil our native land, Behind the dismal city streets where crowded houses stand, There lies another country that’s grounded in the past, Where rootless city folk still dream they’ll find … Continue reading

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England’s Halloween…

“Remember, remember! The fifth of November, The Gunpowder treason and plot; I know of no reason Why the Gunpowder treason Should ever be forgot!” From the traditional English folk verse, c1870. http://www.francisfrith.com/us/blog/bonfire-night https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashby_St_Ledgers

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A brand new year…

A new year is unfolding- like a blossom with petals curled tightly concealing the beauty within. -unknown

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The Twilight

 by Madison Cawein In her wimple of wind and her slippers of sleep, The twilight comes like a little goose-girl, Herding her owls with many “Tu-whoos,” Her little brown owls in the woodland deep, Where dimly she walks in her … Continue reading

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Odes for the Angels

Blessings from above often come in the form of angels from on high so I thought I’d take a moment to honor those who have been instrumental in turning my tides, towing me here and there, saving my skin and … Continue reading

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Autumn is Harvest Time

Put together enough of the right elements and you can improve everything by taking it in the context of this special time of year we call fall or autumn. To me, there is something more special about this season than … Continue reading

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My Summer Reading 2014

This summer became a bit of a blur because I wasn’t as engaged with my reading as in past summers. There were too many tasks that needed to be done and everything fell to myself because it’s only me now. … Continue reading

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Song of the Last Flight

The poet who wrote this was the mother of a lifelong friend of my family, John Roddy. I did not know that John’s Mom was a published poet until she passed away more than a decade ago at the age … Continue reading

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Memorial Day’s Heroes

This year I decided to put up this poem as a reminder to all United States citizens that our freedoms, blessings and power came at a great cost to the men who serve in our military. Whatever they have had … Continue reading

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A Great Mom

The following is from a card I gave to my mother on Mother’s Day back in 2011. I did not know it would be the next to the last Mother’s Day card I would give her but I’m so happy … Continue reading

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