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After All This Time

One day slips slowly by, minute by minute, filling up its hours. One life slips slowly by, hour by hour, day by day, filling up its limits, bounded by health and will and intersection with others on this human path; … Continue reading

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Words Fall

Words, syllables, inflections, breathed and yelled, soft and loud, mouthed and thought, heard and not, written and spoken, valued and ignored, but so weighty for the one who owns them, for that one desperate to be treasured. When we begin, … Continue reading

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These Carnal Threads

I look down at my hands and know that within those tissues and cells, blood is coursing, coming from, going to, minute after minute, circuit upon circuit. But where is my soul in this pink, freckled flesh? Where is my … Continue reading

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The Peace That Doesn’t Come

I swallowed up your fictions, building great thoughts and paradigms on them to support the framework of my soul’s integrity—because I thought they were true. Really true. Truer than the dusty time-tested, grime-infested mores of another lifetime. Rusty religion. And … Continue reading

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The Daily Post: Renewal with a Hitch

Renewal always sounds bright and shiny, like a beautifully restored vintage car or a vibrant blossom in the spring bursting from what had looked like a lifeless branch. But the problem with renewal is that something has decayed in order … Continue reading

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The Whirring

Pathways of the mind, wandering thoughts, detoured by suffering as much as certainty, and attention to intention wanes with the onslaught of feelings— vulnerable, sideswiped— almost certainly erring, at least in part—and the thoroughfare of mind-numbing thinking races unobserved behind … Continue reading

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Nursery Rhymes Re-visited

Jack Sprat could eat no fat—80-10-10. His wife could eat no lean–Paleo. And so between them both, you see, They licked the platter clean. Jack and Jill went down the hill (makes more sense) To fetch a pail of water. … Continue reading

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My teacher told me . . .

Growing up, I wanted to be a ballet dancer–at least, that’s what I told my first grade teacher. (My first grade teacher was my teacher for 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th, as well, but that’s another story. … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Find me a Mountain!

I need to go to an undiscovered mountain, or perhaps an undiscovered island.  I have watched so many Ted Talks and Youtube videos about GMOs and other left commie infiltrators, that I am ready to hide under my bed. Okay, the “undiscovered” … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: The World Through My Eyes

I must admit I would probably not make it into the Hall of Fame for the most positive Pollyannish attitude in life. I love to laugh, but there is a hint of melancholy always waiting in the wings. And no, … Continue reading

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