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About elainereardon

Writer, forest dweller, gardener, herbalist, and painter, often bumping into magic, peeking around new corners.

January Nights

January continues to be a time of long nights and I feel that I’m a bit bear-like, as I’m still hunkered down for a long winter’s nap.  Dreams                          … Continue reading

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New Folks in Town, and Important Fruits

Earlier this season a neighbor called to say another poet had moved to town, and his wife, Nonny, was both a writer and artist. David Kerdian and Nonny Hogrogian were my new neighbors! I had the Armenian cookbook that Nonny … Continue reading

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The New Year

We have started the new year, but Little Christmas, Ladies Day, Armenian Christmas is still to come on January sixth, and my yule tree is still up. The tree is always a small whilte pine that’s growing too close to … Continue reading

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New Year

Coming Time When December is done before New Year’s wheel has turned I’ll welcome the old ones and set a plate for them at the table I mean to rest and begin anew. I will listen closely to what Moss … Continue reading

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Christmas Comes

We dwell each day in darkness longer than light. Little by little the light returns. Still, the sun is behind the pines by one pm, so shadows grow long in early afternoon. This time of year I’m reminded of a … Continue reading

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Blessings to you this Season. May you be renewed, healthy, and grow in strength as the light is returns.  May you have calm, and ease, res,t and nourishment in this season of darkness. Winter Sounds We’ve gotten used to sounds  … Continue reading

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Rural Isolation

Originally posted on Global Poemic:
by Elaine Reardon The crow calls after I’ve poured a second cup of coffee. The forest is quiet,aside from Moss Brook, sound splashing through the open window.Wood frogs left eggs in the pond last night.then went…

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All The Earth

All The Earth
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Appreciating Another Lovely Review

I invite you to visit this review from Laura Berry, at Berry’s Reviews. I suspect she is familiar with Turkish food, as the only error I saw was her thinking that I was Turkish, rather than Armenian. I’d like … Continue reading

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Earth Quake

In November 1755 there was an earthquake ( 6.0-6>3 on the Ricter scale) that shook Cape Anne on the coast. It was felt as far as South Carolina. This November Massachusetts also had an earthquake off the coast of New … Continue reading

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