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Christine Skarbek: Musings with the Nightingale

A friend in Connecticut has lost
over 40 friends and relatives to covid-19.
Overwhelmed with grief,
he can no longer speak.

May 27, 2020 · 2 Comments

Sam Hamill: Nightingales of Kifissia

After years of mourning,
I was awakened one dawn
to the sound of doves
above the empty streets of Paris.

February 28, 2019 · 3 Comments

Sam Hamill: When Eagles Fly

I don’t know how we do it, how we struggle to find happiness in this brutal world.   I sat a long time watching a few sailboats meander around Fidalgo … Continue reading

December 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

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