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Words have kept me whole.

I’ve written more unshared pages than I care to count. Those raw, rare and full of death-life words encapsulated without structure — Fragments of sand left behind from a lost shell. Words have kept me whole. Those very thoughts were … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Still.

I’ll explore the paradox of still within the buzz of my thoughts and the gentle cocoon of sketching an outline of now versus what will be. I’ll enjoy the synchronicities of words, or the way shadows tilt and fully embrace … Continue reading

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“Just” words. {poetry}

Words, barbed wired and rusty spears. It’s harsh to touch the embers of fiery soreness. Linear dissolves when wind kicks raged flames and tears douse the shame. We die each time a branding iron penetrates our soul. We regenerate each … Continue reading

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I took my words for a stroll.

I had to take my words for a stroll today. Out of my mouth and along a river’s edge. We gathered under the tallest of trees. Robins and Meadowlarks sang Celtic songs and dragonflies danced along. We walked away from … Continue reading

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Your soul needs silence.

The sun called her out to play and the petals of faded yesterday swayed. The music of song birds teased the shadows and parted the light. The scent of emerald and warmth of spun-brown, filled her; she walked between harsh … Continue reading

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The moon carves through me.

I was in a 21-day photo challenge. “Selfies.” I made it to day 3. The thought of taking 21 pictures of me, consecutively, left me raw. I unzipped my skin and stepped away. Leaving behind all the things I felt … Continue reading

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She’s no longer the girl on the red bike.

I write nearly every day. Last night I skimmed through half of 287 pages of this year’s journal. I didn’t realize how much I had on my mind. Some days were simple. Others, rambled in a delirious way to make … Continue reading

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