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Looking for Loneliness

We should all be as fortunate as Carl Sandburg in choosing a place to live out our final years. At the age of 67, Sandburg, who had spent much of his life in the Midwest, moved with his wife Lilian and their grown children to Connemara, a rural estate in North Carolina. 440 more words


Solitude: "I went to the woods . . ."

“I’m doomed!” I thought as I saw the cars. Freed of responsibility for the afternoon, I had driven to Flat Rock in search of solitude.  I’d never seen more than half a dozen cars in the parking lot on previous visits to the… 1,274 more words


Return to Connemara

Smooth as silent glass

Water bends beneath webbed feet

Darkness rims the day

Weekly photo challenge: Refraction

Haiku and photos by Sandi Fleming, October 2014… 117 more words