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Those Who Linger

Dreams often bring people to mind whom I haven’t consciously thought of in weeks, or months, or sometimes years. Some of these dreams ignite a

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Blow Wind

By Nancy Powell The wind blows its eternal questions Scattering down the path Of this dear river Streaming across my feet As crows caw endlessly

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Chambered Nautilus
Poetry
Laura Deal

Chambered Nautilus

By Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr. This is the ship of pearl, which, poets feign, Sails the unshadowed main,— The venturous bark that flings On the

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Spiral Life

We in Western culture tend to have linear models for progression: moving from point A to point B. We use phrases like “the straight and

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Mom’s Chore

By Laura K. Deal   Rarely, yearly, by some magic she would open the oven beyond its usual limit laying the door down flat against

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House as a Metaphor

I dream often of houses, sometimes houses I recognize from waking life, sometimes ones created fully from my imagination, and often a hybrid of the

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