Category Archives: family

Perfection

I walked and wandered, we talked, I sang, but also had to sit awhile for what seemed like an age. You’d had a surfeit at the bar you had leaked a bit from both ends… and seemed uncomfortable, unhappy, not … Continue reading

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A Lion is Born

(For Leo) It was amid an Indian summer, deep in the season’s golden glow when we would normally expect the crisp and still of autumn’s chill, beckonning a hint if winter’s snow. For two days there had been no cloud. … Continue reading

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Sixty

Imagine if you will one day in nineteen fifty one a babe was born, a girl, and a special life begun. When she was two, but why would anyone resist the apple of her doting father’s eye and her mother’s … Continue reading

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Jessica Tenth of May

(the old ones are the best…?) Jessica Tenth of May, we love you dear. We love the very day that you were born; a time of year when you can always hear birds sing echoes of spring across the lawn. … Continue reading

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