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It’s Okay to Leave

It is okay to leave people Who don’t inspire you Who make you feel less like yourself Who can’t help you become all you dream of being. It is okay to leave people If their presence will keep you from … Continue reading

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I wrote parts of this many years ago when I had deeply wounded a friend. Today I am struggling on behalf of another friend whose mistake I did not see in time to help her avoid it. I am holding … Continue reading

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If You’re Going to Date a Writer

You can expect letters in the mail And love notes on your pillow And sweet scribblings on your mirror And long, rambling emails in the middle of the night. You can expect love quotes on your phone And song lyrics … Continue reading

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What I Cannot Say In Words

Show me your curves, your edges, your smoothness, your scars, every sun-kissed spot of age. Show me how and when and where to touch, show my mouth your favorite place. I want to be fluent in your body language and … Continue reading

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Naked and Unashamed

Some day, I will stand bare before you. Tender. Vulnerable. Exposed. And I will be safe. Accepted. Cherished. Loved. Not because you have created a safe place for me, But because I have. Rina Marie 30 Days of Poetry, Day … Continue reading

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More thoughts on judgment…

. “I know who you are.” Directed at me in anger, the statement takes me by surprise. By what form of clairvoyance, I wonder, did this person obtain such extensive insight into who I am, considering we’ve only had a … Continue reading

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The Bad Guy

“My life is better when I assume that people are doing their best. It keeps me out of judgment and lets me focus on what is, and not what should or could be.” –Steve Brown “I am so angry with … Continue reading

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