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Two years later…

Two years ago feels like yesterday. That is how clearly I remember Mother’s Day of 2012. I had only been out of the hospital for a few days and didn’t know where were my life was headed. I full on … Continue reading

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Conversations with Matthew

Matthew is my nine year old grandson. In his brief time on earth he has experienced things most adults wish to avoid. He is an old soul. Being a grandparent to Matthew is the only thing in life that has ever … Continue reading

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No Wise Words Ever Stopped the Bleeding

I observed a man interrupt a woman sharing her grief from the recent loss of her mother with a platitude. Immediately the woman became quiet. Withdrawn. The man appeared pleased. He thought he had helped. I have seen this happen … Continue reading

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The Story of Us and other Random Poetry

Us Hands Touching / Lips lightly grazing Me. You —Us Together Ours souls touch / Meet in the middle Become One Your face / the stubble rough against my palm The scratch is good / soft is the moment Love … Continue reading

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