Monthly Archives: July 2011

Bluff view, looking east from Carondelet

Moving water crosses a rising sun, arched bridges bookending a dromedary of possibility. A single tugboat below barges upon waves of golden grain. This view is looking to the northeast from Bellerive Park, in Carondelet on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi … Continue reading

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The Old Post Office

Streams of hope, desire, poured through these doors, these custom gates of trade, of commerce, officialdom so formal, of love and fire passion so explosive, transmitting dreams and schemes and Grandma’s recipes all for a penny. What we call the … Continue reading

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She was tall

No sooner than we started this blog than we ran across a quirky little semi-Cinderella poem we liked by Kirkwood resident Glynn Young, entitled “She was tall” and constructed around the shoe statue that sits in front of the headquarters … Continue reading

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St. Louis is a Poem

We’ve lived here for more than 30 years, and the longer we’re here, the more we see the poetry of this place called St. Louis. St. Louis is a poem, a still unfinished poem, a work in process, sometimes even … Continue reading

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