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WHAT THE ICEBERG SAID

Bold. Blue. Megalithic.  To think I might have begun as a whispered word on an ancient’s breath,a droplet in the spray of a neolithic sneeze, the spatter in a sputtered warning, “Run!”a single snowflake spit from a cloud, delivered on … Continue reading

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KALAALLIT NUNAAT – The Sun Sets on a Different World

Quimmer. Stranded. Separated from his pack. About as visible as a grain of sand stuck to the smooth side of a seashell, the dog stands on a slab of sea ice floating atop the placid waves of  Scorsbysund. Four days ago, … Continue reading

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A CHALLENGING TRANSITION

Once upon a time, not so very long ago, my children’s feet fit into the palm of their father’s hand – but only  

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If no one sees my tears, Does it mean I do not cry?

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MOTHER LOVE – an Earth Day tale

  Sweating and belching, the young mother rolls into the Emergency Room at precisely one minute before midnight. The attending physician’s eyebrows take on the appearance of his last patient’s electro-cardiogram a moment before her death. “What is it this … Continue reading

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