Monthly Archives: July 2017

Sidling Home

               Bella 2005-2017         Sidling Home The recurring memory goes like this: It’s late afternoon atop the ridge on a blazed trail, lone raptor one hundred feet above, water hushed by … Continue reading

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Prague Street Art – Il Commendator

Prague is known as the City of A Hundred Spires for its medieval architecture. It is also a city of art and history. The Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square with its moving figures that include the Apostles and Death … Continue reading

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Faith of a Golden

I’d lost two of my closest friends the past two summers, and now I thought I was going to lose my hiking partner. She was listless and hadn’t eaten in two weeks. I loaded her into the back of my … Continue reading

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Writing Process

The logical place to begin a poetry reading is with a poem about the writing process. From the American Journal of Poetry, Writing Process.                  Writing Process What a stroke of luck when … Continue reading

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Shoes on the Danube

“Recognize yourself in he and she who are not like you and me.” – Carlos Fuentes On the east side of the Danube River in Budapest between Parlament and the Keys Bridge, are a clutter of iron shoes. Walking by … Continue reading

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John Lennon Wall – Prague; A Poem

“All you need is love.” – John Lennon We left our hotel with only a map and began walking. Past the Astronomical Clock in Old Town Square that dates back to 1410, across The Charles Bridge constructed in 1357, and … Continue reading

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Independence Day 2017: A Day to Value Freedom, Rights and Opinions

“A closed country is a dying country.” – Edna Ferber On this day in 1884 the French people presented the United States with the Statue of Liberty in honor of America’s commitment to democracy. Gustave Eiffel, engineer for the Eiffel Tower, … Continue reading

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