Category Archives: Dogs

One More Beautiful Voice in Doggie Heaven

We said good-bye to our beautiful collie dog Beau last week.  As usual, Beau was in charge.  He refused food for six days and rested on the seventh. We had time the evening before and morning of to caress him … Continue reading

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Call me Cheepy

Names are Important I recognized at the age of three that names are important. The names you are given, and, especially, the names you choose for yourself.  Others demonstrate respect and caring by honoring your choices, even when ridiculous. For … Continue reading

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Completion

Complete Me I am incomplete without: the red fox who shadows my tracks leaving prints and pee everywhere but hiding himself from sight; the moose whose blackness fades from view behind a tree; the grizzly who announces his displeasure at … Continue reading

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Bright Moon Wandering – New Poetry Book

I have a new book of poetry – Bright Moon WanderingI would be very happy if you took a look and gave me your thoughts!

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Sense of Place: New Jersey

Jersey Girl Leaves Home Oak trees dense tall tops so high she must lie on the ground to see them shade the broad expanse of lawn and grace her daily life Sense of place so strong, breaking it is a … Continue reading

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Come to the Fire

Come by the Fire Ancient ways, bygone days working together without a word mutual need clearly heard. Your speed, my bow bring our prey down so food for many, wolves and men sustenance shared, time and again. Over the years … Continue reading

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One More Face — Lily, Puppy Mill Rescue

This is Lily, and here is her story. Puppy Mills Cruelty thrives in dark places smelling foul in confined spaces secrets kept with our consent living creatures we do torment. Through the mill they’re forced each day crushing and grinding … Continue reading

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The Yoke

Yoga Breath  Breathing in joy breathing out pain love’s two sides life’s double portion each other’s measure yoked together

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Bella – The Dog Who Smiled and Laughed

The Dog Who Smiled and Laughed  Heart burned by double abandonment Soul singed by scorching neglect Yet laughing out loud at day’s delight Smiling at ease in calm content Resilient spirit, failing body turns now to dust a cosmic cloud … Continue reading

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No Dogs Allowed

Walking the Walk, Anyway  You talk the talk and we walk the walk but when nose goes to sniff and tail begs to wag Where are you?  In Yellowstone, no doubt where we can’t follow not having the bona-fides of … Continue reading

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