Category Archive: thoughts

Being 51 is FABULOUS!!

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First off all, I would like to give proper thanks to my wonderful friend Margaret for nominating me as the next writer on this blog and for the wonderful short bio she wrote… Continue reading

Keeping Busy!

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Oh dear, less than half an hour of the day left and looks as though I left this later than I would have liked! I’ve gotten myself situated in a rather hectic schedule… Continue reading

Jubilee

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Jubilee – it’s a shiny word, isn’t it? A happy, celebratory, ‘why don’t we all get together and let our hair down?’ sort of a word. I expect it’s a word the Queen… Continue reading

Swimming and Laughter

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You don’t need to know how to swim for you to fly You just fly. You don’t need to know hate to see love. You don’t need to be lost to find your… Continue reading

I’m Here Now

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Stretch even further, time. There’s something so beautiful in the stillness of this moment – something that makes eternity pale in comparison. Slower. Slooooow. I hear the Mayfly lives only a few hours.… Continue reading

On Being New Here

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Being new to something is always thought of as an immediately transformative experience. In a beautiful new land where everything seems familiar yet so strange, I would love to believe I have arrived… Continue reading

“Will it ever be over?” or Welcome to the Wasteland

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And here am I… …like a character from computer games choosing  my look while standing in front of the mirror. Black skirt, black sweater, black tights, black shoes, black hair and of course black… Continue reading

The gift of Autumn

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The Earth gives. It does not ask for too much in return. We hide a seed in it, and that’s it. And even if we forget about it,  even if our hectic lives… Continue reading

An endless run

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We believe many times something to be over, and yet that never seems quite true. Everything seems endless. Every fight is infinite. Any dream is unattainable in its fullness. We’re running through a… Continue reading

Craving Rejection (or, why we need Alexis Stewart to piss us off)

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I’m sad. Dejected, really. I had an email pop up in my inbox yesterday, a magazine I had submitted two poems to wanted me to know, “… After careful review of your poems,… Continue reading