Monthly Archives: May 2013

Both Sides

” What a great weekend this will be!I get to see my family on both sides!” This is a statement my mother made Saturday evening on our way back from the 90th birthday of her brother-in-law. He was married to … Continue reading

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Ode To A Crepe Myrtle Tree

It was planted in a place Assigned for me to mow It was small and vulnerable Set in a lonely place to grow I got to close and in a snap it was gone I turned and looked back at … Continue reading

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Here there be dragons

Originally posted on Marie Taylor, Ink:
I do not write for a select minority, which means nothing to me, nor for that adulated platonic entity known as “The Masses.” Both are abstractions, so dear to the demagogue, I disbelieve in.…

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Just Like You

It is so easy to lose ourselves within ourselves. It is so easy to confuse being abandoned with being alone. It is so easy to think we stand alone. And it is so easy to think ” I can fix … Continue reading

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Matriarch

The word alone brings so many faces to my mind. With this Mothers Day approaching I have been reflecting on the matriarchs that have been present and influential in my life. There have been my grandmothers which I probably hold … Continue reading

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What The Funk?

I do not know what is wrong with me. I am stuck in some kind of funk I can’t seem to get of. There is no reason that I should be feeling like this. Life is good. I just spent … Continue reading

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