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Who Has Seen the Wind? Who has seen the wind: Neither I nor you. But when the leaves hang trembling, The wind is passing through. Who has seen the wind? Neither you nor I. But when the trees bow down their heads, The wind is passing by. – Christina Rossetti, The Complete Poems (Penguin Classics) The last Wednesday Writing Prompt, Foraging for Blackberries, May 8 was a call to write about observations of climate… Read More

“A Word is Dead A word is dead When it is said, Some say. I say it just Begins to live That day.” Emily Dickinson, The Complete Poems of Emily Dickinson Thanks today to Gary W. Bowers, Paul Brooks, Irma Do, Deb Felio (Deb y Felio), Jen Goldie, Anjum Wasim Dar, and new to our community, Maribeth Parot Juraska for responding with such well-considered and diverse perspectives to the last Wednesday Writing… Read More