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The Summer Day

Who made the world?
Who made the swan, and the black bear?
Who made the grasshopper?
This grasshopper, I mean-
the one who has flung herself out of the grass,

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Literature

The Summer Day

Who made the world?
Who made the swan, and the black bear?
Who made the grasshopper?
This grasshopper, I mean- the one who has flung herself out of the grass, 139 more words

Poetry - Seasons

Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes with Soft, Whipped Cream

Yesterday, the farmers’ market in Golden Hill included a table laden with sweet, ruby-red, near-summer, organic strawberries. We brought some home and mixed things up with a little basil from our garden. 679 more words

Dessert

One Wild and Precious Day

Today—Leap Day—one of our friends had her baby. The lucky kid will have an automatic interesting fact about herself in those insufferable getting-to-know you events at college and office parties and speed dating sessions at which everyone else will be standing around with blank faces as they realize that they have nothing—absolutely nothing—interesting about themselves. 563 more words

The courage of gratitude

“If the only prayer you said was thank you, that would be enough.” ~ Meister Eckhart

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One day you wake up and you think — this is it. 916 more words

The Summer Day

This week I had to put my big girl pants on and do some domestic things around the house. One of those tasks was watering my parents garden. 407 more words

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