Author Archives: Pat Cegan

Fruits of the Garden

Jars of tomatoes, pickles and okra jellies and jam stored for a winter day. Housewives shared recipes and garden gifts across picket fences. Food without chemicals from soil rich and fertile has given way to supermarkets full of false food … Continue reading

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Alone No More

Everyone feels disconnected alone and afraid acted out in anger and feigned indifference when what we want is a hug kind word a moment when we know with certainty that we will never be alone again. ******** Photo by Uzma … Continue reading

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Night-time Parade

Dirt path full of prints Tell which animals passed by Last night’s parade

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Loving Others

Can we love others unlike our own? Generosity of the heart knows no boundaries.

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Tongue at Fault

The reach of a tongue’s unkind words knows no limits. Speak only with kindness or keep your tongue still.

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Accumulate

My pile is bigger than yours bigger house, car, bank account therefore I must be more important. Kings bow before me people turn in fear dogs roll over children cry Yet I stand behind a curtain roaring orders to all … Continue reading

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Shrinking

I will not be less so you won’t feel insecure, nor will I allow you to treat me disrespectfully. You will not control me bully me, or make me afraid. No longer will I be less than I am for … Continue reading

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