Here's what I've learned - people will hurt you, but you don't have to respond: Not every mean comment or cruel act deserves to be noticed.

— John J. Geddes

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December's wintery breath is already clouding the pond, frosting the pane, obscuring summer's memory.

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Freshly cut Christmas trees smelling of stars and snow and pine resin - inhale deeply and fill your soul with wintry night.

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I hear the sounds of melting snow outside my window every night and with the first faint scent of spring, I remember life exists

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The winter is kind and leaves red berries on the boughs for hungry sparrows.

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Dark furrow lines grid the snow, punctuated by orange abacus beads of pumpkins - now the crows own the field.

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You think so logically... like a hawk soaring - I feel so chaotically... like a kite without a tail plummeting to earth.

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I love it when the dark bottle of night spills out, and the Moon writes in chalk about us.

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It must be hard when you are a beautiful woman and no one will look at your soul.

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Sunday evenings are heavier than clouds with rain, darker too and often interminable.

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I'm shy in person - so afraid to confess my love - I need a go-between - our mutual friend, the Moon.

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I have found, beauty is the illumination of the mind.

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When I think of you it's with tears, because no one else has such delicate hands that can reach into my soul and calm my fears.

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About John J. Geddes

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When we perfect 3-D copiers and they reproduce tissue, we'll have a million Marilyns walking around with no souls.

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A sensual life is a ghostly existence where you live on the surface and your soul passes through everything, touching nothing.

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That icy glass reduces your beauty - dims your fire - let me be your mirror...

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The abyss you stare into and that stares back at you is your reflection in the mirror - we all have it - that shadow self - that dark heart.

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I'm not afraid of the opinions of others - but of being needed and coming up short.

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The religion of the heart is as intimate as a wish breathed to the night sky.

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I see myself at crossroads in my life, mapless, lacking bits of knowledge - then, the Moon breaks through, lights up the path before me.

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I make no apology about stirring the depths - every human longs to swim under water and see what lurks beneath

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Each heart is made of a different stone - no two feel alike nor break the same way.

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I pray this winter be gentle and kind - a season of rest from the wheel of the mind.

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I'm a modern mountebank - I believe in Physiognomy - after all, we are in control of our face - it's the map of where we've been.

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And not out of fear or loneliness, but only to find myself again.

.. for we have come too far my Life, to turn back now.

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If you want your own distinctive voice, you first have to become someone.

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We fear monsters because we fear the dark parts of ourselves.

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Ambition or contentment? This simple question led me back to a more balanced view of life and put me in touch with the Me I used to know.

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Poetry is paying attention to life when all the world seems asleep to its beauties and truths.

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Summer softens lines that winter cruelly shows.

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You can be angry and silent, but it's no use - there's no distance in the spirit - besides, my words touch you more softly than my hands.

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Some people won't even own a dog for fear it will die - you can't bubble-wrap your heart.

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Authority is the unmistakeable tone in the voice of a true writer.

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