The Notched Wing

Helen Tara Hughes – Poetry, Fiction, Film, Phantasms

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This kept my mom and I fascinated on Christmas Eve – we wouldn’t rest until we got it. Must be that latent homemaker gene. ..But then, we’ve both worked retail so perhaps that would account for our behaviour…accosting my brother’s closet for his t-shirts…

What a thrill.

December 19, 2005
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If you bring forth what is within you, what you will bring forth will save you.
If you do not bring forth what is within you, what you do not bring forth will destroy you.
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Gospels of St. Thomas.

 

December 17, 2005
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From “The Way Of Transformation” by Karlfried Gras von Durkheim.

The woman or man who, being really on the Way, falls upon hard times in the world will not, as a consequence, turn to that friend who offers her refuge and comfort and encourages her old self to survive. Rather, she will seek out someone who will faithfully and inexorably help her to risk herself, Continue Reading →

September 5, 2005
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This morning on my run in High Park

a Monarch butterfly as big as my hand

flitted across my face and up into the sky

and then i started to see them everywhere…

Incredible!

they are exquisite