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Submission for National Poetry Month

Hello, friends, I need your help! Those who are participating in Tell Her Summit’s 30 day poetry challenge have been invited to submit ONE poem from the challenge for something special they’re putting together (we don’t know what, yet.) I’ve … Continue reading

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I Listened

I see a lot of people talking right now about quarantine weight gain. We’re posting funny memes and joking about how we’re going to roll out of our homes when all this is over, and I get it. There is … Continue reading

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We create our own joy or misery according to the goals we set

“What’s your goal?” My friend used to drive me crazy with this question. Any time I’d ask for advice, express frustration, or tell him my thoughts, he’d respond the same way: What’s your goal? I had no idea how to … Continue reading

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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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All

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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