Category Archives: Arizona

Imagery, Echoes, and Memories

Below is a link to an ‘experiment’ of sorts, one that I’ve been pondering and pursuing, now and then, for the last 3-4 decades: the effect that a combination of two separate emotion-grabbing artful inputs, i.e. verbal  (poetic/sonnet) and visual … Continue reading

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National Monuments: Voices of the Vanished Ones, Preserved

VOICES in The Wind Though modern ears seem deaf to primal song, Ideas seek – and probe – subconscious minds. Where spirits walk, old muted voices long To search – as dust now gathered by the winds – And speak … Continue reading

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“Thou, Whoever Art Above . . .”

I’ll admit it. I’m DISGUSTED! I know I’m not alone in this, but I can say with heavy duty authority that in the aftermath of the 2016 Presidential (s)election, my disgust has peaked at levels I’ve never known before, levels … Continue reading

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“It is not now as it hath been of yore”

There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream, the earth, and every common sight, To me did seem Apparelled in celestial light, The glory and the freshness of a dream. Those are the opening five lines of the first stanza of … Continue reading

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Uncategorizable Wingnuttistanian Nonsense, and The Remedy

A darting fear — a pomp — a tear — A waking on a morn To find that what one waked for, Inhales the different dawn. (Emily Dickinson) ****** I. UNCATEGORIZABLE WINGNUTTISTANIAN NONSENSE This Just In: David Barton Claims The … Continue reading

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Songs From the Younger World; a Soliloquy of Sorts

I occasionally get fed up with the day’s news, the day’s politics, and the idiocy layered there within that all too often bubbles to the  surface and causes one to wish that another (preferably uninhabited) planet was available for immediate … Continue reading

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Sinagua Petroglyphs

The V-Bar-V Ranch in central Arizona’s Verde Valley contains one of the most impressive Sinagua petroglyph sites known to exist anywhere. Today the site is under the protection and supervision of the National Park Service which maintains an on-site information/gift … Continue reading

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