Author Archives: Pazlo

About Pazlo

Armchair Zen Master, poet, father, husband, fisherman, grandfather, brother, naturalist, son, birdwatcher, uncle, collector of old things, dog person, human.

Doors

    My preference: leave the door open.   Chuy

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Improvement

      It’s like Jack Nicholson said to Helen Hunt in As Good As It Gets. “You make me want to be a better person.” I can never thank you enough, dear friend.     Paz

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Gift

  The finest gift I ever received Did not come from a store. It wasn’t a thing I’d “always wanted”. Or replacement for that which I’d had before.   It came to me without wrappings. No boxes or bags, no … Continue reading

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Pinnacle

    Remember these Tiger Lilies, This thick underbrush, This hazy morning. This Pinnacle Day. -Chuy      

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Silence

  Embrace silence. Not the sorrow born of isolation, But the  Serenity born of Solitude.   -Chuy    

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Reality

  Haven’t you learned this already? Those things are not real. The trees, the rain, this trail, me. These are real. Ditch that other stuff.   -Chuy

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Waiting Game

  I watched you push your painted, half-filled heart up the hill, Place it on a staff and wave it high For all to see.   I saw you stumble when tragedy rent your days Like sails in the hurricane, … Continue reading

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