Tag Archives: Life

A Very Meta Quadrille

In a time crunch such as happens many days I’m a little Quadrille and I’m here to say There’s always time for me I’m only forty-four words You can read me quick as a hummingbird You can write me though … Continue reading

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My Rock

Like Sisyphus I push this rock up the hill It rolls back down I try again When will I see It’s not me He has succeeded at the impossible task on my behalf Sisyphus is a myth My Rock is … Continue reading

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To Cross the Finish Line

Finish it! Polish the 58,000 words I’ve written into a complete, coherent, and compelling story. Not be distracted by blog posts or new poetry books that threaten procrastination of the goal. Not be paralyzed by doubt. Capitalize on the feedback … Continue reading

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Doubt Lies

I had a great idea for a blog post, and then another, and another. Did I write them down? No. Instead I listened to the voice in my head that said they weren’t worth writing. That voice is talking to … Continue reading

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Unashamedly “Me, Too”

In essence, I’ve been saying “me, too” for many years as I share my story in poetry and prose. But it took a celebrity Tweet to make it go viral. One of my Facebook friends posted: “#metoo. (God I hate … Continue reading

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Déjà Vu Blues

Déjà vu I’ve answered this email question before while reading this Quadrille I’m sure of it The memory uncanny The feeling eerie I think I need a tad bit of something to spice things up Something brand new to squelch … Continue reading

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Stillborn

One of my nieces asked me to write a poem for her good friend who had a miscarriage at 35 weeks. She knows that I’ve had a miscarriage and write poetry, and she said all the ones she could find … Continue reading

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