I Have a Little Shadow
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I Have a Little Shadow

My shadow As kids, we sang the song I Have a Little Shadow.  I was fascinated by this song and loved going out into the yard to watch its changing shape. The poem by Robert Louis Stevenson is correct; sometimes the shadow is tall and sometimes it is small. Where one stands at the edge of…

The Difference of Light
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The Difference of Light

Morning sunlight Before this morning, I ignored the difference of light. For three mornings, I sat at the kitchen table looking out the windows, those smudged, dirty windows. The sky never seemed as bright or as blue during those days. But then, as the day wore on and the sun moved higher in the sky,…