Which Way? – prose by Paul Vincent Cannon

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At dVerse Kim is hosting Prosery with an invitation to use a line from the poem ‘The Song of Wandering Aengus’ by William Butler Yeats. The line is: “I went out to the hazel wood, because a fire was in my head.”

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“We have to get used to the idea that at the most important crossroads in our life there are no signs.” Ernest Hemingway.

Which Way?
 I wanted to take time with my old friends who were welling up in my chest. Where to in my life now, seemed to be the most pressing question stirring my emotions. I sought the pilgrims trail, so I went out to the hazel wood, because a fire was in my head and heart. Eventually the walk began to clear my head, and then I came to a crossroad, which I received as a question…

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Poetry – Senryū – Learning from Mistakes – A poem by Goff James

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Poem Attribution, Goff James,Learning from Mistakes

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Frozen

I Write Her

she was incapable
of doing what was right
wasn’t moved
to undo the damage her actions left behind

no remorse
no empathy
no compassion
no connection

narcissists can’t be what we need
nor do what we deserve
nor heal themselves enough
to give us a desired remedy

it’s like time stood still
in the formation of their soul
solid and impenetrable
never truly warming to us

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Quotations On Friendship–In Memory of My Departed Friend and Brother, Neil A. Frederick

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This post is dedicated to the memory of my true friend and brother, Neil A. Frederick. May you rest in peace.

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“I would rather walk with a friend in the dark, than alone in the light.”

                                                                          Helen Keller

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“Sweet is the memory of distant friends! Like the mellow rays of the departing sun, it falls tenderly, yet sadly, on the heart.”

                                                                         Washington Irving

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“In the sweetness of friendship let there be laughter, for in the dew of little things the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.”

                                                                          Khalil Gibran

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“True friendship is one of the most valuable treasures of life, not in the way of worldly goods, but for our souls, our spirits, and our beings. True friendship brings its own kind of love and the ability to be oneself with that other person.”

                                                                        Charles F. French

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