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.

October

Sure, October. Or Fall. Autumn. Call it whatever you want. I’ll be out enjoying it. I call it “now”. – Chuy

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Gardening

If you have true regrets, of your own deeds and pasts, actions, neglects, you cannot deny their existence. Their only potential for positive is to serve as lessons for the Now and the Next. Whatever else remains of them should … Continue reading

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Wonderstop

  Each time I reach this place, I hear your shadow walking with me. Each time I feel your spirit here I am left with a choice. I can wallow in anguish over that which is no more. Or I … Continue reading

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Wish

  That I might rise before the sun, Before the waking world’s begun To sing aloud of another day. Reticence is my way.     That I might see the greening grass, Or sparkling snow, and clouds that pass And … Continue reading

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Mystery

  Know why we love each other so much? Neither do I. Let’s walk.   -Chuy

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Deliver

  No excuses. He kept me on task. You can’t explain things to a dog. Apologize for the inconvenience. Reschedule. You can’t blame the clock or your hectic schedule or your heavy workload or the demands of others. You can’t … Continue reading

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Visionary

  Me: Did you notice, in this light, you and Gus are almost the same color? Chuy: Color? Me: Yeah, you know. You’re both mostly black, you have that in common. Chuy: Black? Me: Yes. Unlike Doone, who is only … Continue reading

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Perspective

  From my perch on Earth, looking up into the sky, the turkey vulture is the same size as the Moon. Eyes can only look.   Chuy

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Terrestrial

    Some people had this thing they called “Earth” day, and I wondered where they lived the other 364.25 days of the year. Chuy    

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Venture

  Guess what’s outside!  The Whole World! Come on!   Chuy

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