Monthly Archives: September 2017


It had been a long summer. Training had been hard as had been the running of relentless races, but I was improving and I could see me getting closer to Abebe at the end. He had done well this year, … Continue reading

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the fall

a charm of goldfinches graze the troubled waters, under bridges reflecting the tiger stripes above; the fall.   missing the wadding of boots, not hearing the sound of war, as it marks for life the mind of those who it … Continue reading

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evening song

I see it in the twilight, I hear it soothe with song attuned to diminishing perception, a perfect illusion of voluptuous pain, singing around me before the night: after my eyes are veiled, when I’m alone with you.  

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They came to the place slowly; climbing up the three thousand feet of heather, rock and scree. As they raised their heads, a beam of light shone at them through the clouds. “A miracle,” said Hangus. “The gods are with … Continue reading

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