• Posts Tagged ‘cocoa cinnamon’

    suspended animation

    by  • April 2, 2016 • change, durham, poetry • 1 Comment

    I had every intention of using National Poetry Writing Month as an impetus to keep me writing regularly during April, and then I spent the day traveling yesterday and missed Day One. So, I will begin my quest on Day Two. suspended animation I’m sitting at a shared table late on a Saturday morning...

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    famous

    by  • September 30, 2015 • community, cookies, durham • 18 Comments

    Two months. I know. That’s how long it’s been since I last wrote here. I have looked hard at why I have been absent. Some of it was finishing up my next book (which comes out in November); some has been schedule; I think the main reason is as I work to deal with...

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    peregrino

    by  • June 8, 2014 • Camino, durham, friends, home • 1 Comment

    the scallop shell was still swinging from the side of my backpack as I walked from home to our coffee shop to drop off cookies and write still a pilgrim I suppose this time in my own town broken sidewalks instead of trails sites made sacred by our stacks of stones and stories the...

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    advent journal: attending and abstracting

    by  • December 16, 2013 • advent journal, community • 1 Comment

    I love bathrobe shepherds. For all the pageants and grand tellings, there’s something about our kids in wonderfully makeshift costumes gathering together around the manger at the front of the church that tells the story best of all. I mean that last sentence with as little sentimentality as possible. They get it right, as...

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    coffee house

    by  • November 16, 2013 • community, durham • 4 Comments

    a year ago, this room was filled with reclaimed lumber and pregnant dreams; now I sit in my spot, trying to give birth to new ideas as though I have always come here. the path from then to now is not mapped, but discovered — looking back into the woods of hope and friendship,...

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