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photo: 1964 my mother at the reception of my first wedding.
I was wearing her pearls.

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dancing to the radio
sang along one beat late
could eat just one chip
red red lipstick and nails
string of pearls with leather skirt
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TPOS: mother remembered
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photo: 1964 my mother at the reception
of my first wedding.
I was wearing her pearls.
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winter soltace
winter summerland
balmy and warm
skiers look for snow
dandelions bloom
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Downeast Maine is having a very
different winter than last year.
Dandelions still blooming and
other plants also confused by
the warmish weather.
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TPOS winter solstice
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Photo: (c) 2015 by Sherpa


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Forty years ago, there would have just been
a husband and wife, and maybe toddlers
tonight there were for at least two families,
two full pews including great-grands
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Christmas Eve
families return each year
generations grow
children now with their own
heart warming ~ loving
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TPOS prompt: warmth
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photo: (c) 2015 Saradunn


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chill of winter night
Christmas Eve in Maine
children’s voices sing
hearts warmed with their presence
sign of hope for future
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TPOS prompt: warmth
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photo: (c) 2015 Saradunn
children of St. Dunstan’s Episcopal Church


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putting out bird food
St Francis would approve
the sound of crows
two doors down top of tree
two blue jays calling
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TPOS prompt … blue bird
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Photo: .elharo./blog/birding


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across Mill Pond
eagles so close ~ so far away
aloof mating flights
she stands firm ~ looks askance
he joins her on same limb
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TPOS: thru the screen
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photo: (c) 12/2015 Saradunn
Somesville, Maine, USA


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outside window
soft female eyes ~ killer beak
oxymoron
dreamlike vision
touched by an eagles soul
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TPOS: thru the screen
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photo: (c) 12/2015 Saradunn
a “second chance” photo… she had
perched on a limb outside the library window..
I was so stunned to see her so close, and lost
the moment to take the photo… I thought the
image in my mind was a mirage since I could not
find another photo of such a sweet face on an
eagle. She flew to the other side of the pond
and took this photo.