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Books
· Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality (Paperback)

· The Oortian Summer (Kindle)

· The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (iBook)

· The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Kindle)

· The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Hardcover)

· The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Paperback)

· The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Digest)

· A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Hardcover)

· The Omega Wave (Hardcover)

· The Omega Wave E-Book (PDF)


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· A Children's Play: A Short Play


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· Fundamental Laws of Conscious Entities

· Attraction

· A Children's Play


Poetry
· The windy violet

· Reflections

· Sores heal

· Fat girls

· Adrift

· An atheist's prayer

· Reverie

· Albums of the mind

· Crimson

· The Rubicon

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· Another Feathered Quill review: The Oortian Summer

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  Tell me about it
by Richard Rydon
Thursday, October 11, 2007
Rated "G" by the Author.

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•  The windy violet
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Tell me about it


About eighty people came;

some said a line or two,

and never came again to any other do.

And never came again to any other do,

except those forty few

into everything already,

and all things bright and new.

 

Their disparate words collected,

concatenated and collated,

formed the basis of a message

needing nothing but coherence.

This much acclaimed achievement,

which discerned our very need;

had commenced a definite process

in the Parish of my dreams.

 

The message, co-ordinated,

was exulted and exploited

out of every recognition.

We had gained a power-movement

which would last forever and ever

called a Parish Listening Experience!

But … Can it ?  Did it ?  Was it ?

 

Well—

not quite the way I said it

did the Holy Spirit move us:

but His breath was really present

in the last dim-room reflections.

And, His fire was on our faces

in our friendlier acquaintance,

as we switched the lights to candles

and prayed for all our neighbours.


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Reviewed by Connie Faust 6/30/2011
By the time the last verse arrived, I was in tune and thoroughly appreciated this closing verse. The picture presented is intriguing and credible. I can see the scene and almost I hear the fervent petitions.
Connie

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Richard Rydon



The Oortian Summer (Kindle)

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The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Kindle)

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Matter, Energy and Mentality: Exploring Metaphysical Reality (Paperback)

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A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Hardcover)

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A Golden Fuchsia-Laden Girl (Paperback)

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The Oortian Summer (Paperback)

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The Palomar Paradox: A SETI Mystery (Digest)

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