We still have work ahead, as long as we can see.

Inspiration from an astonishing poet

Live & Learn

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Like mine, the moon’s eyelid is droopy.
It too is old and has been around.
We pass our time together without saying a word,
like brothers scything weeds long after dark.
His scythe has caught a little light,
but mine has not.
We still have work ahead, as long as we can see.

~ Ted Kooser, “August.The Wheeling Year: A Poet’s Field Book


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About Makere

A Maori/Scots New Zealander transplanted to Canada. Grandmother, academic, indigenous scholar, sometime singer, sometime activist, who cares passionately about our world.
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