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Deja Vu Night Moves

I stealthily rise so as not to awaken my dear C-PAP masked husband. No matter how hard I try to be quiet, 100% of the time, my right knee will crack and inevitably signal that I am up, having once … Continue reading

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Her Story

As Mothers Day approaches and in loving memory of my mother, for the next 5 days , I’m sharing essays and poems written about her. Her story ended 10 years ago. Or did it? I smell it, the aroma of … Continue reading

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What’s Super On Super Bowl Sunday?

Or- How I’m Going To Make It Through The Day Crawling out of my cozy bed and into another “will this ever end pandemic day”, I thought it best to encourage myself by doing a bit of self talk, repeating … Continue reading

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Goals, Self Discipline and Different Strokes For Different Folks

Writing Prompt From 2-18-15 5 Years From Here- where will I be? That much farther on my path. Retired from teaching but still devoting time to helping children. I’ll be a Guardian ad-Litem, a voice for young voices in family … Continue reading

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Your Story

“Words carry small oceans on their backs.” Lidia Yuknavitch- The Small Backs of Children They do indeed. If you haven’t read the stunning book that the above quote comes from, you absolutely should, but that’s not what this blog is … Continue reading

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A Desk Area Self Portrait or Dear Marie Kondo, I Can Justify (Almost) Every One 

Today marks the first day of National Poetry Month and I’m challenging myself to write a poem every day. After perusing a multitude of prompts that just didn’t speak to me, I decided to look around myself for inspiration. From … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Bookmobile 

Besides being April Fools’ Day, tomorrow also marks the beginning of NPM- National Poetry Month. And while poetry may not be everyone’s preferred genre of literature, it is one of my favorites. Ever since I discovered Edna St. Vincent Millay … Continue reading

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Heartbeats

Preface- I ordered myself an early birthday present and it arrived today! I’m turning the big 60 in one month, yet how can that be when I still feel 15? All amazement and horror aside, I received an advertisement for … Continue reading

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That Girl

This is me, filing an informal complaint with the Department of No One Cares, about the fact that 3:15 AM is now the new norm for the non-arrival of my muse. There’s no “obvious” reason I should awaken at this … Continue reading

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Stranger, What Do You See?

Day 21 of National Poetry Month.  

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