Posts Tagged ‘poetry’

Reflections on Lent

by Sharon Smith   When I was a teenager, my friends and I would talk about what we were giving up for Lent. Many of our ideas involved letting go of favorite foods or activities. We would give up chocolate, ice cream, or pizza. Sometimes we would resolve to break bad habits like arguing with…

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Kindred Spirits

  by Phyllis Mannan   The shore pine snag stands, alive and itself, beyond time.   Trunk and stripped limbs fired ocher and carnelian against a fading   sky, it reaches with simple dignity toward the ether. Phantoms roost   in its contorted branches or mingle with broken twigs in the dark duff.   How…

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