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Doug was once a lawyer. Frustrated. Went broke 1987. Turned to manufacturing. People talked straight. Worked hard. Listened when appropriate. Lead Hand Shipper and Workplace Safety. Married to Hilary 1974. Two kids Lauren and Jordan. Poet. Photographer. Hiker-photographer. Harmonica busker. http://puffnchord7.blogspot.com/

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Pilgrims’ Relay for the Race, human race.
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Ziklag
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Farm Wife Sadly Alone, Troubled
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Hemingway. Terse.
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Down from mountain’s euphoria. Jesus arrives.
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Lists Will Have to Wait
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Seated He Seemed Complete
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Kalahari, mission with sand, ostriches and spearheads.
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Pachyderms
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Pump Er fer Ya Man?
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Her Dancing on leaves* (sasenarine persaud)
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Carolyn Marie Rodgers, remembered.
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Mel Brooks dainty, funny.
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Another Billy Collins’ piece (looking west)
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Building with its Face Blown Off (by billy collins)
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Christina Rosetti. Richness in faith presentations.
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Philip, expatriate
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Some Wrinkled Kid Talking.
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Billy Collins once again. In a former cigar factory.
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Ken Remembered Fondly
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Let’s include Sasenarine Persaud as a poet of some merit
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Mystified by James Lee Burke
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Jolly good battle enthusiasm, but…
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Worship Song. Dan Bremnes.
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Are you seeing this Lord? Getting this?
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Poem by Paul Valery/The Steps.
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Jesus Revolution, the film
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Jungle Cat
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Before leaving I will repeat here one of my favourites. The Wee Shop by Robert Service.
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Before the Wall went up. Germany’s Best.
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The Urge to do this…
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The Deep Poem
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Little One with Crutch
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Madcap Limner Dares to stand behind a podium
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Pretty decent load of beef, I guess
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Lake of Flamingos
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A pond is my place. Solace.
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Women Talking, a film.
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Stand-up Comedian
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Caravaggio…ups and downs with paint.
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Approaching Hoofbeats, carrying hope
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Billy Collins is far up front.
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Song of the Wire
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Ruffled and Rancourous
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Leopard, hidden.
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Rick Makes the Meal
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Movie “Unhinged”. Russell is a Baddy.
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Mary Shelley authored a book.
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Music in the Bush (robert w. service)
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Drunk scores a bullseye.
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Take down in front of City Hall.
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That pause of importance.
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Simple Train of thought Poems. Output of a bus driver.
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Daisy Osborne, Evangelist
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Gratitude, with sand in the shoes.
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Ah Rainer…my Man*
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Squeeze Box. Concertina.
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The Dunnowhat Bug
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Errant Droppings
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Two kids in the Garden. Lovely but trouble coming.
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One wall up; one wall down.
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Lions at Surf-Side. Namib.
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Now Isn’t it the Case? 131 entries here. And more.
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A Burro buddy today.
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Saurian at the Golf Course, grinning
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Poetry Contest Entries Lacerate
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Isaiah, the sixty-fifth.
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Breaching the Saline, all a-bubble.
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McCrae Lake Overnight
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Stedfastness, as with Job
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Fifty-third of Isaiah
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Red Fox on Highway 500 (al purdy’s piece)
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Al from Belleville, or thereabouts
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He Suffers. Better to sit and say nothing
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Haiku. Not buying into it.
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Cana
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Josiah’s Time and Turnaround.
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Down the Mountain for One Contorted.
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Stunning Incident with Sandy Peden
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Lone Ranger with cap gun (in our backyard).
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Poetry rehearsed
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Stevie W.
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They march in; end up dancing.
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He is Approaching the Dive. Midway.
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Therese, the capable
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Must it always be naysaying.
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Mr. A. G. Bell, by the Sea.
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Conversation Above, a website of Blessing.
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Done with the lines.
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Church Pillar. Farmer.
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The Big Burden Now Released.
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In the Bertram
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That Dude Goliath
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For Health’s Sake, We Buckle
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did you really?
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An Oldster’s Psalm…71
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Moi meme.
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Here’s Page from an Inspirational Site, compiled over a number of stretching years.
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Love Sometimes Argues
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Good Thriller, how to catch the thieves?
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Another from Carolyn Marie Rodgers (ethiopia)
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Latest poem squeezed out.
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River, Foretold
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Lessened
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Readying for Harmonica Class, Tuesdays.
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Sticky handed Cop.
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Comforter. John 16
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At leisurely pace, they drift along…
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Up from the Ruins (an evangelist’s account)
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Judas Departs, head lowered
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Saurian at the Fifteenth Hole. Grinning.
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a broken vessel bears us well.
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Tiger, tiger
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Clinging Vine Uncanny
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Farmers’ Market Gathers.
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Son Jordan Blair. Poems done well.
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Strafed by snipers, still standing in Yugoslavia.*
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Which End Up? Election? Free Will?
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Hog Farming Remembered
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Sermonizing, sameness.
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Black Walnut Group, third friday night
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Leonard Cohen Struggled Writing Hallelujah…for years, and numerous stanzas discarded.
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Abraham up the Mountain with Son.
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Basket of Opportunities
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The Everlasting Mercy. A beautiful portion.
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Now did Mom advise against speaking to this Old Stranger?
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Let it elicit a response of conscience…
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Casual Chat. Bomb gets dropped.
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Just a start at welcoming.
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Andrew speaks to Pete, the Big Fisherman
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Limping
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Crossed rods lashed, and paper covering
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Music for Gallant Cossacks (with orchestra of Andre Rieu)
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Tissot Comes Alive (to Gospel art)
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Beside the Clay
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Just to tell you in five, sinner.
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Who killed the girl, ruined dad’s world?
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I missed it, consolation I mean.
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Contest Out of a Hat?
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April Comes, Farmer.
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Howsabout Hog Farming?
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No, not more trouble.
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Old Covenant priorities.
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All from a Fall
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Doggy at the Centre.
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Writing another poem. Hard at it.
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Opus for the Pilgrim
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Loneliness of One…poem from our Son Jordan Blair
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Wife Sick and Tired
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Please no throw-away chatting online.
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Gertrude and Heathcliff, wings flapping
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To one who comments here; often and positively.
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Religious Talk
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Down to business in the Trenches
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Longfellow might just be the best of our continent. Forget Dickinson by comparison.
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This Jesus You Mentioned.
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Slalom with the Van
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Godly Wisdom, raising eyebrows.
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Among the Hogs
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Why the forehead dot?
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Reception Improving (testimony)
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Yes I Matter, angels, elements, neighbours, pets underfoot, God…
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By the Fingernails, falling into peril.
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Busker
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Truth quickly despised, but…
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Forgiveness, but only if…
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Homeless Score One; by law enforcers zero… yeah zero.
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Made for Storms
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Narcotics Anonymous
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Trusting the monologue (God’s)
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Jesus down from the mountain…
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Only the Shepherd need see.
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Til the Branch (isaiah 11)
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Safeguarding Little Ones
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Desperate in Giving Counsel, 1979
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His Likeness
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Hillside Power and Promises
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The old priest uttered “Dayspring” (Luke1)
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Poets’ Legacy
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Robert Service: More than rough and tough Gold Rush.
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Not reluctant to jump in (God)
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Fellow Traveler So Gallant
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Immeasurable
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Hope Comes in Crimson
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Christ Soothes Best (matthew eleven)
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Careful, good news is hot (not pearls for swine)
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And Peter went out and wept…
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Men at it…
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Limping, forward.
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Christmas Eve, winter’s country.
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Hearing his witness with reservation
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Relinquish, Now.
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Still some Valentine’s Wishes.
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Do not say “My Ailment”. Do not possess it.
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Drinking the Cup, and All of It
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Collateral Heart Damage
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Source of Inner Power. Beggarly.
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Trusting in His monologue
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Psalm 71 for oldsters, wrinkles and all. No sorry it was Psalm 77.
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Taking the Wings of Praise
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Dark all around, but writing
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Started with a coffee.
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Trek of Insanity
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Grief, unreasonable, unwelcome.
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Kept by the Power of God
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Dolores Crawford, apron saint.
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Attempting the squeeze box.
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River Foretold
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Time in the Eerie Mangroves, Gators Near.
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