Author Archives: Jared Way

Caveat: Poem #827

it’s necessary to answer the voices heard to walk and to think

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Caveat: A daily walk

One thing I try to do is take a daily walk. It’s important to get out of the house. I think it’s good for Arthur,  too. It’s hard to get motivated when it rains for days on end. Interestingly, I … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #826

A book I started – oh, thirty years ago now – but I’ll try again.

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Caveat: An Archeology of the Air

Nothing much to say. Arthur complains he’s not doing anything. I told him he’s retired. He said no, “just tired.” Some pictures. On a stormy, windy morning, the sky broke open and spilled out a rainbow… A jagged snag… The … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #825

The rain is like truth: It comes, but it’s unwanted. Let it feed the roots.

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Caveat: Slow advancing, halting, creeping

She Walketh Veiled and Sleeping She walketh veiled and sleeping, For she knoweth not her power; She obeyeth but the pleading Of her heart, and the high leading Of her soul, unto this hour. Slow advancing, halting, creeping, Comes the … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #824

He may have harbored some hopes in his day, Cruel was the world, and unkind were the fates, Robbed and neglected, the gods had their say… Loathsome and brutish, they lifted life’s weights.

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Caveat: Various Trees

There are many trees here. Young trees on rocks. Dead trees in estuaries. [daily log: walking, 2.5km]

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Caveat: Poem #823

The sun’s vanity: to give illumination where the air resists…

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Caveat: High Stakes

I located the last of the southern platt stakes, today. The context: This was the last one that needed to be found. The three southern stakes were what needed to be located – they are the ones high up on … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #822

Dawn comes later now. The sky, dull silver at eight, tastes the reaching trees.

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Caveat: Caravanophobia

Maybe I should stay out of politics, but I found sympathy with this cartoon on the matter of the hypocrisy inherent in fears about immigration. [daily log: walking, 4km]

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Caveat: Poem #821

I love the light’s mood When the Fall overcast hangs So low and so gray.

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Caveat: Hard labor at 10:22 PM

Last night, Arthur decided that it was time to bring in the “rails” from his boat ramp. It’s like a miniature, 15 meter railroad stuck out into the water; it’s how he gets his boat in and out of the … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #820

Darkness enveloped; the stones clattered underfoot; below, the sea dwelt.

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Caveat: on the emergent paradigm

Here is a random philosophical thought, not fully developed, which occurred to me the other day. Most people don’t care about the surveillance state and/or the lack-of-privacy which is being induced by modern technology. There is actually a simple reason … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #819

We have attachments that others don’t understand. Why so many books?

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Caveat: Saturday Outing

Arthur and I went over to his friends / neighbors Jeri and Karl this evening for dinner. A three mile drive down the road, they have  a beautiful self-built house on the inlet, where they park their sailboat. They are … Continue reading

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Caveat: Poem #818

Once every day he would ponder the cards, gathering insights that opened his mind, spinning out visions and signs into shards, then he would put them away, and go blind.

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Caveat: Small Steps

I spent a lot of time on my tax work today. I got as far as sending off an email to the preparer with a first draft of the spreadsheet I have to make, summarizing my Korean income for the … Continue reading

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