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Many years ago, during a trip to Europe, I discovered a reality that would change my life forever. The year was 1985, and a portion of my travels was spent in Germany. In a visit to St. Mary’s Church in Lubeck, West Germany I discovered a broken and melted bell that was left in its…

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There’s been a lot of talk recently, about what it is, what we have, how the world seems to function, though we’re an anomaly to  the truth. – I came home tonight, yes, a sort of settling fashion, so often I’ve felt out of place, in a wonder, not knowing really, where home might ever…

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It would seem we haven’t had enough, Watching our neighbors fall to the sword, The world around us eschewing the evil Of a nation lost in a swirl of self-pity. – No one to blame but ourselves, Yet that never comes into play, We are soon to discover some outlet, Easy to say we may…

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I would if asked, Suggest my world an easy one, Though to the onlooker, It may seem quite the opposite. – Depends upon the day, I might quickly suggest, Have I been, browbeaten again, Or just left for dead, I’d want to guess. – I wish there might be a time, Like the night I…

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We might soothe our state of mind, perhaps let go of an aggravation in acrimony. – We might look to the setting sun for relief, opaque skies scream harmony in pastels. – Much like a caravan from a different time, canoes arrive to convey quiet mystique. – We were wandering along an endless sand, only…

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Certainly, life is a challenge, wake up to a peaceful sunlit morning, compelled to go back to dreams, life is waiting with a plundering notion, at least, that’s what a voice tells me, when trying to ascertain, getting a grip, get a grip, get a grasp, we all do grapple with a sweet ideal, when…

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Ever wonder, when you look them in the eye, if their response is a genuine effort to lie. A mean-spirited man once said to me, if you wait around, you die. – Ever wander through a day and sigh, just not sure how to complete a moment, instead letting it pass, by listening to the…

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Oh the (dark) places we go, if only Dr. Seuss could remedy all, perhaps the quiet abyss might no longer, contain the strength, the grasp sometimes inherent in my every step, the outlook of my day. – I sometimes wonder the strength of my addictions, are the reason I move slowly, perhaps in reason the…

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I think I discovered something today, or perhaps it was meant to arrive this way, I always do wonder, I wander through my day, in a curious state, always asking myself, what is it I really believe is love … – Yes, it is there I stumble, trying to find a reason, an explanation, it…

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Is it the giddiness comes with your first kiss, perhaps, it was a lovely moment, we did fall in love, holding hands, strolling the avenue, wanting everyone to see, our smiles, our inward confusion. What is love, when people become dependent upon  our own mortality. Is it simply giving grace, a greeting, a telling moment,…