Tag Archives: courage

I Remember

I Remember I remember the man wiping his face and tear filled eyes. I remember his life-long work for justice and his work to ensure we do not forget. He’d want us to remember how it started with an election. … Continue reading

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Instinct

  Instinct bodies can bruise, stagger,  and tilt with a breeze psyches can hamper, crack, and smile with an angle but spirit-awakened instinct cannot be lead astray Written for The Sunday Whirl using the twelve words pictured above.  I do enjoy the creative … Continue reading

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Wholly Human

there’s a spell called branding that you alone decide to cast not witches although you’ve branded them too and caused much pain like the sting of a scorpion turn your ear but not a blind eye to branding you don’t … Continue reading

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Absorbed

long to be wholly absorbed in wholeheartedness

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Hanging On

unlike bats in covered places brown, dried leaves desperately hang to branches in a sprinkle of cold rain   Wrote this morning while waiting in the drive-thru at Starbucks. Some leaves and people find it easy to release and let … Continue reading

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Embracing Wholeness

lately, I think a lot about wholeness wondering if it allows for a hole if you look at the word wholeness you will see hole if you embrace all that you are you will cherish the hole because… it’s where … Continue reading

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Never Go Back

caring communities take time to listen to concerns and chat about viable compromises they make contact collaborate and serve for decades they bring along a new generation to assure a state of progress for them, regression is not an option … Continue reading

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Fishing and Swimming with Dwight

we fished from a shaded creek bank a can for worms, a jar for grasshoppers and a water bucket for the catch my younger brother, Dwight skillfully hooked the wigglers and hoppers the creek water was cold, deep, and dark … Continue reading

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I Am A River

San Antonio Riverwalk #1 Angla (Alex) Weddle I Am A River I am a deep river entangled and flowing free murky dark and sparkling with light sometimes hidden from view other times flowing for all to see at my deepest I … Continue reading

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Veritable Self

it’s beastly but it’s what’s so spouses leave/ bosses cheat/ dogs chew liars speak/ channels dupe/ cancer grows a rare few release the you-shoulds in life I raise my glass and drink the beading to the few who branch with courage to become … Continue reading

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