Tag Archives: family

Eyes Wide

I wrote this to read at my 80th birthday party, but passed because I decided it was too something slash other for the occasion. #1152 Continue reading

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Dad was a Drunk

Perspective on a youth spent under the tyranny of a drunk. Continue reading

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Escarpment

NaPoWriMo 21: We all remember the anticipation of getting away to the holiday place. This was the moment of anticipation: the first view of paradise. Continue reading

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Pale

NaPoWriMo 17: a dramatic monologue by the mother of two young boys. Continue reading

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Drowning in a drop of water

NaPoWriMo 14: there is more than one way to drown. Continue reading

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Meditation on a Row of Pines

NaPoWriMo 8: Photography has its demands: I’m not ready for my closeup, Mr. DeMille. Continue reading

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Inside my head

Some interwoven triplets on a poet’s mind Continue reading

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