Tag Archives: autumn

In a heartbeat

Warm mud squishes through my toes I am walking through sand and shells, tide flats and the narrow channel of the Swinomish river which pours itself into Puget Sound It is September 10, 70 degrees a shelf of clouds dissolves … Continue reading

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All will be well

A little reassurance about the winter: A song lyric  I’ve been watching the leaves die in the woods by the house, fading to yellow, crimson and brown And I don’t feel ready for the summer to end, but the seasons … Continue reading

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Fire in your belly or a “Living Winter”

As the days wane here in the north, I am considering how to “make it through” the dark days that are coming. Fall is often an intense lyric-writing season for me. Words seems to pour out of me either when … Continue reading

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Are you a human being or a human doing?

Autumn is definitely here. Gold maple leaves, larger than my Grandfather’s hands; small hot pink flames of a burning bush, a blush of wind, and leaves are flying. I do like fall. And thankfully, we “fell back” to earlier light … Continue reading

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