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A Poet’s Personal Journey

J was a graduate student when I met her. We were in the same poetry writing class in the mid-80’s. I was an undergrad. (I was in my mid 30’s, divorced, with three children, two teens and a pre-teen.) She … Continue reading

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Write to Be

Over 20 years ago, I said to a poet friend, “I don’t know how to be.” I didn’t. Still really don’t. But I know, to be, I have to write. When I read, I become the work, the poem. When … Continue reading

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Maybe I’m a Turtle

Sometimes I feel like a rabbit running late for an important date. “I’m not gonna make it,” I think to myself, “I’m not gonna make it!” And I get a little depressed. But just for a moment. Just for a … Continue reading

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This Blog

Why this blog? Well, I am here to bleed, fume, whine, think out loud, entertain myself, tell stories, and/or sometimes share one of my poems. I’m nobody, just a poet, a woman who loves literature and writing, art and painting. … Continue reading

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Poor Pitiful Me

When I first got this computer, ten years ago, it was pretty cool. Wow, man, a whole gigabyte and 512 MB of ram. Geeze, at this point, that’s pathetic. Back then I didn’t have Firefox, Chrome, PagePlus, iTunes, Norton Security … Continue reading

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