Lines of time

Lake Superior Sunset Lines scribbled on wrinkled pages. Lines riddled on wrinkled faces. Times march relentless. Stories told in colored ink. Once young and scared, we blink at our reflections. Still bright eyes hold memories deep. Life half lived. Twilight comes. Sunset colors seep. Shedding armor, ill fitting, too tight. We embrace our nakedness, and... Continue Reading →

Pick Up the Thread

I have been thinking lately about my life. A life lived mostly to please others or to keep myself safe. I am allowing myself to dream about what I really want, like, need, and what brings me joy. Understanding my past and just how trauma programmed me to behave in certain ways, ways that were... Continue Reading →

Happy Midwinter’s Day

It is 17 degrees outside. The biting wind is blowing and swirling a heavy snowfall. I watch from the safety of my cozy little home, thankful. We are supposed to get up to two feet of snow today and it is well on its way at with 6 inches fallen at just past noon. I... Continue Reading →

Own It

I have been attempting to write and journal without whitewashing the truth. This is hard for me. I seem to not be able to write things that may cause people to judge another person. Even if that person's behavior was deplorable. I hide my own truth for fear of causing THEM discomfort or embarrassment. A... Continue Reading →

Blackout Poetry – Squares

Blackout poetry is a form of expression that uses the pages from discarded books. You first take notice of the words that pop out at you and then try to form them into a thought or mini stories. Then you take a black marker and black out all the other words on the page. You... Continue Reading →

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