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About kat9090

Hafu (Half Japanese), Late Discovery Adoptee, Sister, Mom, Daughter, Wife, I cook, look back, look forward, lean left, drive a lot, write a lot, wish a lot, I will be square with you if you are square with me. Find me on Instagram @shojikat and Twitter @biteme9090

The Wait

The long, slow roll to another end The brief tempt by a sharp word The shape of an opposing thought The mind knows which way to turn Burn your back before your face Dance with the urge to stare at … Continue reading

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I had a moment once.

I had a moment once Accepted an invite to skip out Looked at life on the otherside Thought about the absence of fear, The indifference of pain. No one came to beg me back to the sideline Nothing warned of … Continue reading

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Don’t make every loss that crosses your path yours. You have to keep a certain amount of yourself for living. Death is always there, you don’t have to entertain it in your living room.

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What I know now

turn to the left and they tell you you aren’t trying hard enough turn to the right and they tell you you aren’t good enough look behind you and you will see disappointments look to the front, there’s no one … Continue reading

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Bend

The reach to a lower shelf where your bag of dignity is stored. Carefully folded edges, bound by ribbons you collected along the way. That you now need to consider the bend and stretch, the compromise in what you see … Continue reading

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Day 337

Today, he is patient MCAH33, his status on a large, backlit board will change from pink to green and then to yellow.  He has been stripped of all personal belongings and we have said our goodbyes and had a few … Continue reading

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Begin Again

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