Tag Archives: loss

One Toe in the Headwaters

Sioux dream brewed in great-great-grandmother’s refining teapot north arrow wise from the cup stained-glass butterfly lit on the petrified clock east arrow                                         … Continue reading

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A battle to forget

A battle to forget You can die of a broken heart It’s a scientific fact and my heart’s been breaking since the first day We met. I can feel it now aching behind my rib cage beating to a desperate … Continue reading

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I had to share this.  Please view the post at The Nahmias Cipher Report. If you didn’t already know about it you will be amazed.  You may even be inspired.

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My Most Beautiful Thing

Of all the moments that sparkle in my life, this one is unexpected and yet the dearest.  Tomorrow we bury my father.  My mother, sister, brother and I greet the visitors for the ritual viewing.  Some people we know and … Continue reading

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One of my haiku friends shared a link on her Facebook wall, but it’s been removed from YouTube now.  Some things I didn’t know.  Some things I’d forgotten.  Even after almost a year, the impact of the event is stunning.  … Continue reading

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