Category Archives: Loss

…To the left

Despite the fact that I first published this here over three years ago, it seems imperative to reblog it now given current events in Virginia and elsewhere.  “This is the biggest cemetery for Jews, Poles, Roma and Sinti. It must … Continue reading

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Love – can break your heart

  “When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.”   –  Kahil Gibran “Love is composed  of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.”   … Continue reading

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Garde de la porte

“Since the day of my birth, my death began its walk. It is walking toward me, without hurrying.”   –  Jean Cocteau “Our dead are never dead to us, until we have forgotten them.”   –  George Eliot * Garde de la … Continue reading

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And the rain fell

“When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” ~Kahlil Gibran “It’s so curious: one can resist tears and ‘behave’ very well in … Continue reading

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Winter Ritual

“Winter either bites with its teeth or lashes with its tail.” – Proverb “Looking up, she showed him quite a young face, but one whose bloom and promise were all swept away, as if the haggard winter should unnaturally kill … Continue reading

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Une amie est mort

‘When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.” – Kahlil Gibran “He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with … Continue reading

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Birds of Prey – Saigon

This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. – Dalai Lama birds of prey the priest and huyen sit … Continue reading

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For the rest of her life

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain.” ~ Khalil Gibran For the rest of her life * The rich soil A gaping wound In anticipation This greedy predator Hungers for its prey * The … Continue reading

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