Category Archives: Not my writing

Silencing the Inner Critic

If you are not careful, station KFKD (K-Fucked) will play in your head twenty-four hours a day, nonstop, in stereo. Out of the right speaker in your inner ear will come the endless stream of self-aggrandizement, the recitation of one’s … Continue reading

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Refrigerator Door Wisdom

A few weeks ago, I noticed a lengthy article on that boyfriend’s frig. I wasn’t surprised he had a list of do’s and don’ts for the perfect wife because he has that kind of humor even if he’s never been … Continue reading

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A New Year’s resolution idea from Goethe

I can’t begin to name what I’ve actually read by Goethe. And I think I was 30 or so before I knew how to pronounce his name correctly. Is he a poet? Novelist? Just a thinker? I’m not sure but … Continue reading

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Solstice eve

Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year is tomorrow. We must live fast and love hard before the light wanes and we hunker down against the cold and the darkness in our Northern Hemisphere.  Winter makes me feel vulnerable. … Continue reading

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A Poem about December

I’ve spent years looking for a poem that will make me feel better about winter and it’s brown vacant landscapes. Ken Phillips piece does this as he bids me to look beyond what is “plainly before me.”        … Continue reading

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Holding Hands

Maybe one of the reasons I enjoy dancing is my first love language is “physical touch” and I’m the one who will reach out a grab a near stranger’s arm for emphasis. I’m the one who kisses everyone on greeting them … Continue reading

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Truer words never spoken

Wasn’t it a relief I got over the need to purge my feelings and just gave you little stories about a donkey and a gross livestock related task?  Let it never be said I have passed up a chance to … Continue reading

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