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    Sunday, 29 March 2020

    DSCN0259 (3)Am I haunted by an old place or just by forgotten spirits?Guadalupe sits in the hot sun by the edge of the river.La Senora Guadalupe: Wind, cold, sand, sun and rainhave sucked the town dry leaving only a fading husk. A wandering poet with a camera is...
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    Saturday, 07 December 2019

    CAMPOSANTO (2)  Padre Felipe was laid to rest in the Camposanto. He was a good man – from just over the mountain. Not far – He knew this place. He was one of us. Time passes slowly and he was never in a hurry. We came to this place, our families did, long ago. ...
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    Saturday, 07 December 2019

    DSCN0110 (2)  I was on an unintended winter walkthrough a quiet streamside forest. We call it a Bosque in these parts;that’s the old Spanish name. I had nowhere to go and on this day, no Frosty promises to keep. This season has a bony feel to it when nature i...
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    Friday, 01 November 2019

    JC TrolleyLaying bricks is honest work. Hard, straight forward work. It is repetitive. You do one thing and then the next and so on. It can almost rely on muscle memory. Almost like a rosary or working prayer beads. That’s honest work too. Thoughtful work. You...
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    Monday, 20 May 2019

      The Plains had always been peopled by nomadic groups going back to the Clovis hunters. The Indians still lived out there and seemed to be successful. Vázquez de Coronado and his Conquistadors were probably the first Europeans to fully experience...

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Latest Comments

Nicholas Mackey A life in trees
08 August 2020
Thank you, Rosy for reading and commenting.
Stephen Evans The Lessons of Gurnemanz
06 August 2020
Interesting -thank you! have to see if I can find those books. The Osiris story is in my Emerson p...
Rosy Cole The Lessons of Gurnemanz
06 August 2020
I read this today in Eliot's notes on The Wasteland:Not only the title, but the plan and a good deal...
Monika Schott PhD Expectations
03 August 2020
Rosy, I'm so touched by your beautiful description of my writing, it's never been described in that ...
Rosy Cole A life in trees
02 August 2020
Trees have such awesome vigour and staying power. There's a silver birch, fifty or sixty feet high, ...