Monthly Archives: January 2013

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Winter.  Saturday morning there was no sunrise.  There was only a bruised pink smudge in the east.  It quickly was clouded over.  There was a thin surface of ice everywhere.  It was bitter cold.  Three days later it was shirt … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Visiting Buckleberry.  We go down a two-lane highway by the house where I used to go to parties at Mary’s, down to the church at which one late fall night I encountered my first ghosts, down into lowlands and swampy … Continue reading

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Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Winter.  I heard rain all night.  Just before daybreak the rain stopped.  Sky and earth remained gray, sodden.  At midmorning I started out for a walk.  Overcast sky, saturated yards, damp air.  Light breeze from the south.  I encountered a … Continue reading

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January 9, 2013

OF TREES. Leaving the house the other day, I realized that the new tree’s name is Sanders. “I realized” and “The tree told me its name” are the same thing. On a walk in a previously unexplored neighborhood, I came … Continue reading

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January 2, 2013

WALK ON NEW YEAR’S DAY. There was a drizzling rain all day. Mid-morning, I put on my walking shoes, hooded heavy jacket, took an umbrella, and set out for a two-mile walk. It was cold. I had not put on … Continue reading

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