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When Someone You Know Gets a Really Serious Health Diagnosis

My husband of 32 years’ diagnosis with Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (ALL) in October, marks the 4th person in my immediate family with a life threatening diagnosis.  The first was our son.  He was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma at the age … Continue reading

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Lean

Drawn to sound the drone of machines the gasp of strangers the crash in the night the rise of a revolt. Lean into the wind listen for the beat wails in the creek hooves on the hill. Hover over the smoke … Continue reading

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October (with some clarification of events in the first comment)

September, we sat in the nook on the top floor. Looked down the beach and muddled colors on a plate. A brush in the yellow, the red, the grey of the houses up the shore. See how they get smaller, … Continue reading

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Trouble

Something has troubled my restless soul Sit, I tell it. Be still, be quiet. Rustle and they will only poke at you. Something came this way. What to soothe the gaping spaces? How to mend when eyes do what they … Continue reading

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Forks and Frogs

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Letting Go

That moment you realize you went and let go. You didn’t anticipate it, You didn’t fret. That thing that occupied a pit in your gut for so long, That thing you couldn’t imagine leaving behind. That thing you thought you … Continue reading

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I keep my dread and dismay in a box. Just in case.

once in a while, now and thenyou have to stand where you areand wipe the dust from your eyessee the nails that have come up through the floorsee the mess you have left in your wakehear the laughter and music you’ve … Continue reading

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