Author Archives: billcastro

Why I Care

I am an occasional blogger. There are not enough hours in a day (or night) to do all of the things I want to do and blog too. So, I write when I can and blog when I have shaped … Continue reading

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The Gathering – version 2

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The Gathering

a gown of green well worn by time revealing lushness and beauty the mist in her eyes tells an ancient story inviting me to listen her voice beckons tugs at the heart she reaches out and takes my hand strong … Continue reading

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Hey, Are You OK?

you saw me fall but carried on not bothering to see if another, an other, needed you to care and simply ask me hey, are you ok? ** How many times have I seen someone in need, either physicall or … Continue reading

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Tanka Number 3

withering brown leaves another year of aging a cold reminder of chances lost for friendship I heard your voice in the wind *

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sticks and stones and hurtful words

your words just words like a dagger its sharp point tearing the skin splintering bones its jagged edges piercing my heart as blood spills deep pain overwhelms and crushes my spirit sadness invades my soul and I feel its mournful … Continue reading

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the first summer storm

darkening clouds gather song birds chatter in warning a roaring in the distance electric air awakes the senses the smell of wet earth a flash of lightning I wait in anticipation sizzle sizzle crackle crackle crackle pow! kaboom! I know … Continue reading

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cup of joe

cup of joe black not sweet slurping sip morning kick scalding tongue wide awake soothing calm good morning

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my mistake

I really get worked up over mistakes. I literally go into panic mode very quickly when I discover that I have made a mistake. Why can’t I just accept it? I will make mistakes and sometimes they can be corrected. … Continue reading

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where did the fire go?

1 stirring the cinders of a fire that once burned inside and inspired dreaming planning creating flames that provided confidence to be desire to do motivation to go singing writing speaking reading leading loving praying where did that fire go … Continue reading

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