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Stranded in Guantanamo: Thoughts to keep minds busy


Dear Gary: Rambling thoughts and a garden of wonder and joy.

I was just lying on the couch feeling crappy. I shut my eyes and I heard in my head the sound of wings. I thought of the way bats sounded at night when they were flying all around our heads when we used to go bank fishing. Then, I thought about the sounds of a boomerang … or, what about the sound of a jump rope when the kids speed things up … an old timey disciplinarian with a willow switch … a rodeo rider getting ready to rope a cow … the buzz of a hummingbird’s wings … the bees in my garden hovering over the borage plant with its tiny sapphire blue star-like flowers. The gentle, beautiful garden …
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Posted on Wednesday, April 16th, 2008
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