Category Archives: Holidays

NY Puzzle

I like a jigsaw puzzle, but my placeis less than half a thousand of square feet.I only have one table in the space,and puzzle pieces cover its completerectangle surface in the present case(1,000-piece is twice what would be meet).But it’s … Continue reading

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Assessing

Assessing Twenty Twenty Two today,I think it was a better year for methan several recently. I have to say –I got along with everyone I love;the fire season spared us smoke; dismayabout our politics was almost low;my health improved (though … Continue reading

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Retail Huitain

This year November felt condensed.We reset clocks and shared a feast,digested tallied votes and senseda turn to some restraint at least.Before its end the fall increasedto leaves afire not aflame.I’m readying to face the beastof retail that’s December’s frame.

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Resolength

Do New Year’s resolutions last that long?From January 1st to NYE?They’d have to be constructed firm and strongto carry you to that vicinity.I’m certain that’s too far a vow for me –my imperfection’s bound to bring me sorrow.I need six … Continue reading

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Where We Went

Like dominos cascading one by one,our socializing plans are toppled now.That party organized to be such funis cancelled, and our prudence won’t allowme on a plane until this surge has runits course, until it’s safe to mass somehow.We found a … Continue reading

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Long O’s

Unpacking clothing from before the globewent into semi-quarantine and closedthe venues I addressed from my wardrobe,I found some raiment I forgot. Disposed,I’d thought, disposed to spend my days in robeand slipper socks. I clad myself and posedbefore the mirror and … Continue reading

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Seasonal Grace

I gave up Bah and Humbug years ago,when I imagined cold without Noel.No longer do I rant at how we throwour time to shop the way these times compel.But yesterday my heart began to grow –with warmth and care I … Continue reading

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Consuming Frenzy

For nearly 15 years I’ve walked this way,through blocks of modest housing interspersedwith areas that host a shop array,but never have encountered such a burstof frantic traffic busy like today:eruptions in a frenzy to be first.The citizens won’t longer stay … Continue reading

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Concentration

I concentrated on my kin last week.I occupied less space and wrote few lines.I funded meals and didn’t try to speak.I paid attention to some odd designs.I took less space than when I bide at home.I barely read and didn’t … Continue reading

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Ode to Oct

October is my favorite month, I think.It’s past September’s ambiguity.It’s clearly Fall and sunsets skew to pink,while nights are growing in temeritylike adolescent forays on the brinkof edging into self-discovery.October isn’t serious or mean,and terminates by hosting Halloween. (Ottava Rima)

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