Margaret Ann Newcomb
Biography of Margaret Ann Newcomb
One of my favorite quotes is this:
'The more I know, the more I know
I don't know.'
I don't know who said it.
Margaret Ann Newcomb Poems
I Don'T Want To Change
If trust were a material thing, solid and concrete, there would be huge boxes of it in the attic
The Second Chance
We're back together once again, with eighteen years between. I was never out of love with you, now all those years redeemed.
If I remember to be in this moment, every moment, it is then that life is perfect. As it is meant to be.
You And Now
I wonder can you hear me. I thought of you today. For a long time. Sometimes I come upon myself just standing,
Me Me Me
The kelp, strong and gentle does not fight the current. It bends and sways and bows to passers by.
When I was a kid I was sure that you said of a man with unlimited skies was awarded a gift
The water moves around you, no space between it and your skin. As if it knows you.
Words gather floating together. While some assembly is necessary for fluidity,
I gaze across the river to the trees up on Mt. Hood. A pair of birds greet the warm morning sun.
Closing eyes soflty in the moment of no thing now quiet begins
My friend asked 'What is God to you? ' 'The light in my heart that compells me to love.'
My lunch I've had It's time to nap I'm sleepy for the sun
Forty Two Seconds
Driving across Hood River Bridge, I note how much I love being suspended above the water. Perhaps because I cannot
The Let Go
Parts of her mind were closed. Like the bank on a holiday, there's no getting in there. And you know it.
I smell my Grandma's kitchen
tortillas floating in the air
empanadas in my hair
the oven is hot and I am small,
and the waiting is so big.