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And Time Goes By

by Jonathon Lipsin The bird waited in the egg and the egg cracked and the sun came in and it was blinding and after awhile  the bird tumbles out of the nest that has fallen from the tree and finds the strength and courage to spread it’s wings for the first time and it flies across […]

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The Sea

This morning instead of diving in the sea as i usually do i sat by the shore watching the waves lap up on the sand and instead was content to contemplate the Sea. This simple sea with a solitary fishing boat way out in the distance speaks to me of odysseys and wars ,of pirates […]

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Spanish Castle Magic

Spanish Castle Magic The Art of Awakening I wake up feeling refreshed and i drink in the garden delighting  to hear the soft coo of the familiar Spanish dove waking with the dawn it’s sighs caressing the first rays of morning as it breaks and unfolds gently. Spanish garden mornings mean everything to me poetry […]

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From the Huckleberry Years 1975 For my 22’nd birthday

i slept outside on Mt Tamalpais in Marin County overlooking Stinson Beach in California . 2 months after this poem was written i hitchhiked out of town all the way to the Canadian border that being the last time i ever hitchhiked again and at the border i cut my hair for the first time […]

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The Wind is Calling

the door has shut leaving me quite alone 5 years of preparation the time has come and now gone a bird sits on a branch singing a song only i can hear the time has passed for tears the time has passed for understanding why all those years spent nurturing ,planting seeds came to naught.. […]

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THE HUCKLEBERRY YEARS PART ONE….wisdom of a young man

In 1974 when i was living in Stinson Beach,California i hiked out to the Point Reyes Wilderness area and camped out for 5 days. There i lived like Robinson Crusoe on the beach not seeing anyone alone with my thoughts and i wrote. I wrote a 20 page story of my time there in the […]

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Tea and other Things

by Jonathon Lipsin. Follow the whisper in your heart until it grows into a growl that is persistent and unrelenting and let it lead you down whichever path it takes you Clarity appears with the first sip of tea and then contentment with the second and enlightenment with the third. Don’t falter.

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Friends

Friends Enter my home, it is yours open the fridge take whatever you want come sit at the table let me feed you pour the wine and lets laugh and tell stories from the past and stories of where we would like to go and stories of where we are now and let us allow […]

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