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Robert Cording

Spring 2000

Against Consolation

By Robert Cording

 The lecturer is talking about Weil’s essay on “Detachment.”  The scent of lilacs intoxicates the air inside the room,  cut branches brought in to represent the flowering outside,  spring flaring […]

Spring 2000

In My Study

By Robert Cording

An earthen pot of the Acoma,  its yin-yang of black and white   working against the one way pull of time. A cone from a 4,000-year-old  Bristlecone pine. Stones and shells, […]

Spring 1991

Hummingbirds

By Robert Cording

    I don’t know when I lost The pleasure of the decorous red throat,  The wings whirring so fast     The bird could stop mid- Air and sip from the two red feeders  Hung […]