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Janet Martin
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Christmas Rush
Seems we are caught on a see-saw of snow-then-thaw! Thankfully it is more than weather that inspires our Christmas Awe   The parking lots are filled with cars The early dark is filled with stars Favourite baked treats fill tins and jars It’s Christmas Thoug...
Christmas Rush
Christmas Rush
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Life's Softest, Sweetest Language...(cannot be learned alone)
 I like to decorate even if life's/love's constant clutter unashamedly collects  beneath and among 'it'😏 Life’s softest language is spoken most days In modest mantras and familiar phrase Nothing to canonize its common cheers But the remembrance of fond yes...
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Ink-drop ABC's
From the Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen (a novel)   An angel A Beggar A candle Despair Exhaustion Fulfillment Gladiator Hunger’s prayer Invitation to Joy, a Kite set free Love Madness, a Noose Opulent Poetry Quiet Rabble-rouser Servant and slave Tender Torment...
Ink-drop ABC's
Ink-drop ABC's
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Love Letter to Life
After being a little under-the-weather for a day or two, but feeling better today there is so much to love this new morning... I love the way an hour drips With virgin possibility I love the way a moment slips Twixt history and what will be How, in the blip...
Love Letter to Life
Love Letter to Life
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Grave Splendour...
The curlicue of liquid blue Around the rocks that drew a laugh From rivulets that spring begets Are sealed in icy autograph Where winter stills green-beaming hills And draws a frigid curtain-close Across the place where soft we trace The echoes of the falle...
Grave Splendour...
Grave Splendour...
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Of Soon-seasoned Art (and first hair-cuts)
 There goes our Baby!  Big-boy first hair-cut! Don't hold on to Time; tis futile embrace Now but not too tight Feel moment-ous Marvel sparkle Through our touch and out of sight... How tender, each splendor of soon-seasoned art Time draws us together and tug...
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Flu-poem
Til tomorrow...hopefully. Shiver and shake and fever and ache and oh, nothing one can do But lie and rest  and remember how blessed are days without the flu!   Janet
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Point of View (have-to or get-to)
I was immediately challenged while writing this... Someone called and woke up Sleeping Baby and I had to...oops, got to, change my 'plans'  (This is written with the remembrance that some things we simply 'have-to'! But even in the dark parts we 'get-to' ch...
Point of View (have-to or get-to)
Point of View (have-to or get-to)
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Prelude To 'Pass the Cookies, Please'
 Hoping to use a lot of these baking terms today😋 Press upon our hearts the reason for the season as we
press Cookies into stars and bells and other sugared happiness Stir our souls with awe’s soft thunder for Hope’s
splendor as we stir Flour-sugar-butter-...
Prelude To 'Pass the Cookies, Please'
Prelude To 'Pass the Cookies, Please'
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Flicker
 No time to lose when it comes to Seizing the Moment! like that moment when you sit a bit  ...and your lap is plunked full of books and babyish 'Wead!'(read) The Mostly Messy... It's all just a flicker on the wind... of change. Doesn't every year seem to pa...
Flicker
Flicker
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