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The Trees and the Stars

I saw a TV program on Morgan Freeman the other day and he talked about his decision to go into acting and how, sometimes, you have to yield to Providence. He’d asked for a promotion at his office job, and his boss told him no, because she knew if he ever got the chance, he’d leave for an acting career.

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Human Voices Wake Us….

I had this epiphany the other day, that I’ll preface by confessing that I’ve never been a huge fan of poetry or of reading plays. With all due respect to Shakespeare, trying to read something in play form makes my eyes glaze over even faster than grappling with tax forms. I’d somehow missed the notion that some things were meant to be read aloud. The other day I happened upon Lorena McKennitt’s song The Highwayman. As I listened to it, I realized the lyrics were from Alfred Noyes poem.

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