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Your story

I’m writing poetry again! It’s been years, but this one came to me in a rush. I love how productive poetry makes me feel–I can create something in only a short period of time. Someday I will tattoo this Isak … Continue reading

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Spring cleaning

Spring Cleaning   I thought of you today as I cleaned out our fridge Elbow-deep in dripping lettuce and bags of green oranges A Hiroshima of mold exploded when I opened the packages Remember Sunday shopping? Now I throw it … Continue reading

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Inspirational book: Greasewood Creek

I read a lot– at least 2 novels a week– but usually the books are just for fun and entertainment. I am a big fan of Swedish crime novels, for instance. But I just finished a slim literary novel that … Continue reading

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Fountain of Youth

I’m back with another poem. If you’re a parent of teenaged girls or you’ve ever been a teenaged girl, you may relate to this one. Fountain of Youth You are silent Believing I could never understand your life I am … Continue reading

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Storm Warning

Poetry will always be my first love. I love the spareness of it, how each word has to fit just so. For me, a poem starts with a great splash of ideas on the page, then I go back and … Continue reading

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Welcome to my world

I am an over-thinker by nature and have been told that I read way too much into everything. I like to call that intelligence, meaning I know what you’re saying even if you’re not saying it. Whatever you call it, … Continue reading

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