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…but I Remember

Today I saw a photo that an old friend posted on Facebook. It was a picture of his brother, who was my ex-boyfriend. He was my boyfriend almost 30 years ago. He died in 1990. We were no longer dating when … Continue reading

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But Why Are They Afraid?

  Hatred is misguided fear, but why are they afraid? The texture of my hair, or the fabric that covers it should not evoke fear. Painting their faces with pitch only brings to mind the question of — Why? Does … Continue reading

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MFA: The First ‘Serious’ Paper

For my Lit class I have to write a Literary Analysis of one of the books we’ve read so far. I am leaning toward The Road by Cormac McCarthy. Since another one of my passions is spirituality (all forms), I … Continue reading

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Writing While Mad

  Writing While Depressed I don’t know about you, but when I am depressed I cannot write. Let me clarify, I cannot write anything that isn’t a cry for help. It is a cry for help that no one will … Continue reading

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The Elephant in the Room (Fear & Politics)

Never in all of my voting life have I been so vehemently opposed to a Republican candidate. If the Republican won, I would be disappointed and maybe grumble a little, but I was not afraid. This election year, I am … Continue reading

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Please Open Your Notebooks

Write it Down in Something — Anything One of the most important tools a writer can have is a notebook.  Some writers use a simple black & white composition book, while others prefer to write solely in Moleskine notebooks. You … Continue reading

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Weeping Willows Don’t Curse

The Willows My daughter used to say she hated writing.  She said writing was hokey and she didn’t want to write things like, “The weeping willows wave in the wind.”  When I asked her why she thought all writing was … Continue reading

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