Baby, Can You Hear Me Now?

Floating through the frozen grass Hours dance in slow motion Between years ahead and passed Baby, can you hear me now? Flying, blazing, before the fall Holding my heart still, once more Calling beyond cold stone walls Chains are locked and tied across the door Dark specks in your golden eyes The ragged scars through your brow Whispering truth within lies Baby, sing with me somehow The …

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Surrounded by Duende [Beauty of the World]

"What will you miss most?"  His colleague asked as he cut more pieces of the retirement cake. Antonio considered this question. "The society parties, unveiling special collections...?" "What brings me the greatest joy are abuelas travelling from their villages every week to sit in front of their favorite pieces.  Estudiantes spending their lunch money to …

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The Weight of Deliciousness

I stop in at a culinary school to see what the students have for sale.  I like supporting them -- the future wonder chefs of the city and beyond! I linger at the bakery items.  Chocolate chip cookies!  Lots of chocolate chips and lovely golden edges.  The package is quite heavy given the number of …

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