Luce Stellare ~ Starlight

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

Author Archive: Luce Stellare

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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Go inside a stone That would be my way. Let somebody else become a dove Or gnash with a tiger’s tooth. I am happy to be a stone. From the outside the stone is a riddle: No one knows how to answer it. Yet within, it must be cool and quiet Even though a cow …

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Books are the Best of Friends

A library is a good place to go when you feel unhappy, for there, in a book, you may find encouragement and comfort. A library is a good place to go when you feel bewildered or undecided for there, in a book you may have your question answered. Books are good company, in sad times and …

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