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In like a Lion, Out like a Lamb

Readers of this blog will know I’m a life long Emily Dickinson fanatic and have studied and written about her for years. In this messy business we call early spring, it seems I never fail to recollect her many poems … Continue reading

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Emily Dickinson’s Encounters with the Sublime

© Copyright 2013, Margaret Langstaff, All Rights Reserved.                                          Nature and God – I neither knew                    Yet Both so well knew me                    They startled, like Executors                    Of My identity.—E.D. I’ve read, studied and written about … Continue reading

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The Sound of One Leg Rapping

Cricket song in the summer, particularly at night, is one of the wonders and pleasures of the season.  Their sweet tinny chorus rises and falls resonantly,  is the soundtrack for a host of happy outdoor activities this time of year, and … Continue reading

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LOOK! It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane … No! It’s

A flock of Sandhill Cranes! As I was sitting outside under an oak tree yesterday minding my own business and fully absorbed in re-reading The Hobbit, gently (even affectionately) turning the yellowed pages of my old paperback edition, I became … Continue reading

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