• Ken Hartke
    Ken Hartke created a new blog post, Slip Over the Edge

    Slip Over the Edge

    Posted in Blogs on Thursday, 30 November 2017

      Quietly slip over the edge; disappear without a trace. Follow the old trails.   The canyon trails are worn smooth by bare feet or reed sandals. Centuries old hand-holds are still there.   Trails wind down to hidden pools. Deep shade is cool below the canyon rim. Hot sunlight is a stranger down here.   The breeze builds toward the afternoon, channeled up the narrow canyon. It’s cool among the willows.   A dove bathes in the shallow stream. A hummingbird hovers for an instant - just checking you out.   Time passes slowly down here but centuries could skip by unobserved; quietly slipping over the edge.    Enchanted, More or Less – 2017 https://malpaisweb.wordpress.com/    

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Stephen Evans Spark Plugs and Synonyms
10 December 2017
The book of John was certainly the most poetic of the gospels. :-)
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Steve, in your inimitable way :-) you have come an unconventional route to the all-time, universal T...
Stephen Evans Spark Plugs and Synonyms
09 December 2017
I have just started reading Umberto Eco's Kant and the Platypus (great title ) and this basic proble...
Rosy Cole Spark Plugs and Synonyms
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John Betjeman likened poetry to journalism more than to poetic prose. It's a helpful comparison to b...
Stephen Evans Spark Plugs and Synonyms
07 December 2017
Neology is an under-rated science.

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