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January 2021

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Stolen Time

Those rare moments when the world fades away and a quiet descends. I found myself in one of those yesterday night. I could hear myself think. The voice inside did not have an exhausting quality like a fan noise reminding you of the heap of dishes in the sink or an email from a colleague needing a calm response. Neither did the voice have the quality of a performance coach cheering you on to visit the gym or get up…

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Espresso Shots

Rude Mr. Red

There once lived a rude man in a lovely cottage just outside of town. His name was Mr. Red. And he was very rude indeed. Early in the morning, when the helpful bird outside his window chirped, on the branch of a maple tree, Mr. Red slid open the glass and shouted, “That’s enough noise. Shoo!” The bird ruffled his beautiful blue feathers and flew to his flock. He said, “That man, Mr. Red, is so rude indeed.” Later in…

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Now Brewing

A Tickled Pink Pony – A poem

Once on a planet far far awayA tickled pink pony was galloping with sway No one could tell why her heart’s gone astray Tickity-tok, hippity-hop, she ignored all in the way She crossed the grassland, she crossed the plain A drink in the river and she galloped again No one could stop her, they tried but in vain Tickity-tok, hippity-hop, she stuck to her lane She reached the l’ll hill and started to climb There was just a l’ll thing…

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