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Something Wonderful

A lovely poem by Rainer Maria Rilke as we enjoy Spring’s fullness: Early Spring Harshness vanished. A sudden softness has replaced the meadows’ wintry grey. Little rivulets of water changed their singing accents. Tendernesses, hesitantly, reach toward the earth from … Continue reading

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Many Gifts

“If you trust in Nature, in what is simple in Nature, in the small things that hardly anyone sees and that can so suddenly become huge, immeasurable; if you have this love for what is humble and try very simply, … Continue reading

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Something Wonderful

I found a note to myself with the name of this poem on a scrap of paper and was entranced when I found it: A Walk My eyes already touch the sunny hill. going far beyond the road I have … Continue reading

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Fan Letter

Here’s a fun and fruitful idea: Write a fan letter to an author you admire. I just did this and thoroughly enjoyed it! Actually, I wrote a virtual fan letter to Lizza Aiken, the daughter of the writer Joan Aiken … Continue reading

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