Luce Stellare ~ Starlight

A Journal reflecting on the softer side of life. A little mystical. Sometimes magical

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From a pot of wine among the flowers I drank alone. There was no one with me — Till, raising my cup, I asked the bright moon To bring me my shadow and make us three. Alas, the moon was unable to drink, And my shadow tagged me vacantly; But still for a while I …

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Lafayette Returns to the Rider Tavern

by Frances Ann Wychorski Charlton, MA September 1, 2018 On September 3, in the year 1824, a party of four left Worcester, MA and traveled on the Worcester & Stafford Turnpike en route to Tolland, Connecticut. Upon reaching the Northside Village in the town of Charlton, they stopped at Wilson’s Coffee House for a meal …

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TAG: Talk About Guns – Parent/Child Dialogue on Gun Safety

April, 25, 2018 West Brookfield, MA One of the most challenging aspects of raising children, is helping them understand choices and the consequences to themselves, family, friends and community. On Wednesday evening, April 25, Linda McCoy, Director of the Senior Center in West Brookfield provided the setting for the launch of Ed Lapenas, TAG: Talk …

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Soul Stirrings

A soul weighed down by cruel fate In vain thinks of lessening its grief With love, which is another grief. Collect your thoughts, And if you are not foolish then let your pain Come from chains around your feet, not your heart. In Italian Alma Oppressa Alma oppressa da sorte crudele Pensa invan mitgare il …

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Duddon, the River The Stepping-Stones

The struggling rill insensibly is grown Into a brook of loud and stately march, Crossed ever and anon by plank or arch; And, for like use, lo! what might seem a zone Chosen for ornament,—stone matched with stone In studied symmetry, with interspace For the clear waters to pursue their race Without restraint. How swiftly …

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