Tag Archives: God

Why I Need Poetry

Summer rains come every day in southwest Florida.  The low-lying area of my back yard transformed into a tiny wetlands about two months ago.  This morning, as I sit here and wonder what strange message has compelled me to this … Continue reading

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Return of Daughter of Blog

I changed my mind. The old blog posts stay. I read through them and decided to continue the saga although I realized a few loose ends need to be tied up before I continue with the next chapter.  I’ll address … Continue reading

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Loving Animals and Learning from Them, in memory of Rick

  I was taught brutal lessons in discernment before I met Rick, which was good because I knew better than to Disney-fy him.  That Rick and I communicated with each other, I have no doubt.  I lived it.  Whether he … Continue reading

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The Tiger Lessons. Three: Say to Him the Names of Your Desire

“I want you to do me like that,” Sam says to me, pointing at Rick. “Okay,” I say.  But I don’t know how, and my breath is caught because he has asked this of me. I have just spent the … Continue reading

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On Writing, Being in Love with a Tiger, and Going to Movies By Myself

I hate writing a novel.  It is the stupidest quote unquote dream to have.  Period.  I wish, when I’d been sitting in Helen Nicholson’s junior advanced English class at Rocky Mount Senior High School that I had decided–instead of fulfilling … Continue reading

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Meditation on Death and Dying, Best to Approach the Shadow Well-Dressed Before Entering

Right before I broke up with Michael the first time, in Wilmington, when I was still who I was then and months before the car wreck that would eject me from that reality and into this wonderland of South Florida, … Continue reading

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Tonight I’m Gonna Tell You A Story, And Then I’m Gonna Blog About It/Candy from Strangers

Once upon a time, there were two villages separated by woods.  On one side of the woods, the village grew corn, and on the other, the village ran the the mill to grind it.  The villagers could not live without … Continue reading

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