Tag Archives: Irene Fowler

Why Doesn’t the Sun Bleed

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Even the Sun directs our gaze away from itself and to the life illumined by it. ─ Eberhard Arnold The Sun himself is weak when he first rises and gathers strength and courage as the day … Continue reading

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After the Rain

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass. It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene “I have always considered the rain to be healing – a blanket – the comfort of … Continue reading

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Swans On Gentle Waterways

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “A swan looking at the world from a misty calm lake is like a creature looking at the world from space! All he sees is a large herd of people governed by the most stupid and … Continue reading

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A Quiet Corner of the Soul

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Silence is like a river of grace inviting us to leap unafraid into its beckoning depths. It is dark and mysterious in the waters of grace. Yet in the silent darkness, we are given new eyes.” … Continue reading

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Russian Oligarchy: Voyage of the Damned

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor Anna Akhmatova (1889-1966) pen name of the Russian poet Anna Andreyevna Gorenko, who was born in Odessa, to a Ukrainian naval engineer and a mother descended from Russian nobility. She married poet Niklay Gumilev in 1910, … Continue reading

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The Colour of Civilization

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Tyranny will make an entire population into readers of poetry.” –Joseph Brodsky Part Of Speech by Joseph Brodsky …and when “the future” is uttered, swarms of mice rush out of the Russian language and gnaw a piece of … Continue reading

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An Ode To Lost Love

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor To read Irene’s new poem “An Ode to Lost Love” click:

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Putin’s War Room

by Irene Fowler, Contributor “The International Criminal Court has now launched an investigation into actions in Ukraine at the request of 39 countries. This is an important step in the global condemnation of the Russian invasion. “Individual states, the European … Continue reading

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Putin: The Bloody Tyrant

by IRENE FOWLER, Contributor “Putin began a war against Ukraine, and against the entire democratic world. He wants to destroy our country, and everything we have been building. But we know the strength of the Ukrainian people.” – Volodymyr Zelensky, … Continue reading

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The Seasons Of Our Times

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