Category Archives: vision

He has no self at all, if all’s his wish.

No mirror for reflection in his mind He says whatever suits  that moment’s wish Thus he is to truth  disabled,  blind Pride and power  make human beings  unkind. But  reflecting   can  point to what’s amiss. There’s no mirror for … Continue reading

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Poetry for beginners

A word here about liking a poem. This should of course be our primary objective and motive. But to like is a function of the critical intelligence, as this passage by W. H. Auden makes clear: As readers, we remain in … Continue reading

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In deep now, turn off that bright light

  I’m in deep now,never been this deep before The world’s hollow like a shell and I’m out its door. In so deep,the ocean has its own startled floor. I’m down,down.down,never been so dark,so more I can’t rightly tell how … Continue reading

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I have heard wild winds and I’ve heard calm

I have walked through tempests and through storms I have seen the sun slide down the sky I have heard wild winds  and I’ve heard calm I have seen the sky when rainbows form I have crunched through  leaves as … Continue reading

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What’s so wrong about using cliches?

Clichés–Are They Really That Bad? Every time we look at a person or a tree we see a different vision.But to  simplify life we tend to create a fixed image of them in our mind and instead of seeing the … Continue reading

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Liminal and long

After nine months comes the crisis feared; Acknowledgement of total,long feared loss. With grievous pain ,the soul and heart are seared, As we feel inside us all it’s cost,   The threshold of  this world   and of the new A … Continue reading

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