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These Days

A song of gentle beauty..... I've been out walking I don't do too much talking these days  These days These days I seem to think a lot

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The Trees are Down

The Trees are Down By Charlotte Mew   —and he cried with a loud voice: Hurt not the earth, neither the sea, nor the trees—(Revelation)

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In The Night Garden

ELLEN HINSEY ON THE HOURS IN THE NIGHT GARDEN I You have been born for this. The path laid out,             Your final arrival anticipated like the dry scent Of wild lavender in Lenten light along the hill;                But the glorious air, all unexpected newness -- II You have been born for this - but unprepared,                 The traffic of your cells carries but one desire -- To resist -- this and all that is inevitable; to resist                     That which so quickly undoes what, at the outset, Was only so fragilely...

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Our existence depends upon offering the best of ourselves.

words from Nick Cave 'when you say that we are living in a ‘time of cynicism and cruelty’, I am not sure I agree with you. I think we are living through a frightening and deeply uncertain time, and though there are dementing and cynical voices out there, which are being emboldened and amplified by social media — that loony engine of outrage — they do not represent the voices of the many, or the good. My experience of actual people in this time is overwhelmingly positive — there is a great deal of love and mutual regard and community. I think most of us understand that in order to rise above this particular moment we must pull together, and act with civility,...

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