The Week in Review 5/22 – Understanding

“What is important is to keep our mind high in the world of true understanding, and returning to the world of our daily experience to seek therein the truth of beauty. No matter what we may be doing at a given moment, we must not forget that it has a bearing upon our everlasting self […]

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Before I Sleep (Road Trip Ramble, Part 8A Revisited)

Driving, driven miles and miles Accelerator leg begins to ache A nerve end annoyed at stillness. I adjust my seat forward, Up down, and then back again to Calm the temperamental child Shooting barbs up my right ass Cheek looking for a tantrum. Stop. Stop! STOP! Get me OUT! Take me on a walk. Walk […]

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You Call Me Test Pilot

I guess I have to accept this yet again Another broken vase, another shredded sheet. We stand and we stare at one another, both Too stubborn to let go, to just disappear. I have decided to swim. I have chosen this. You cannot let go and call me Test Pilot. I am not the first. […]

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Café Chats 5/20: Welcome to the Café

The past few weeks have wrapped me up in reinvention and had me contemplating balance, meaning, and health. I do not want to get ahead of my Week in Review, but do want to talk for a bit about the value of community for writers. Recently, I joined three other writers here in Singapore to […]

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‘Normal Jean went out on a walk, she loved’

Normal Jean went out on a walk, she loved Following the moon, like a guide leading her To the tree she’d climb to find her perch From which she would watch each dandelion Nymph dance down to earth like an angel Not quite comfortable in clouds, not ready to fall. When her wishes had safely […]

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Worth Wake Up

Originally posted on Bruised But Not Broken:
It’s time to wake up to your own worth. I’m talking to YOU. The ones that know the strength of their  Soul is enough to crush the limits our weak  flesh fears. The ones that have known suffering..  Grief, addiction, heartbreak. The ones that grew with trauma as an…

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The Week in Review 5/15 – Discovery

Happy Mother’s Day to Mom and all mom’s out there reading. We spent a good Sunday unplugged and eating homemade pancakes here in Singapore, something that may become a healthy habit. I made a deliberate choice this past week to take a step back and begin a reevaluation. No. My body and brain made that […]

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‘I walk distracted, tethered to others’

I walk distracted, tethered to others Who tell me where to look, what to bypass. I have not stopped to see the leaf of grass, How along its edges the aphid crawls Opening inside a minuscule hole. Still looking up at clouds, Gods seduce me Away from life walking below: loose, free, Trampled under foot. […]

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