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the Periodic Writer

I stole all of the words, but the thoughts are original.

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Share Your World – 5/1/2017

Would you rather live where it is always hot or always cold? Sunny with a chance of snow.  Always cold, please! Do you prefer long hair or short hair for yourself?  I am lucky to have relatively straight agreeable hair.  It’s... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Balsam Beguiling

Mist greets my cheeks, spirit full in a body weak. In this moment of rebirth, I sink closer to the earth. Fine cuts nearly forgotten from familiar firs once lost in. But those little daggers damage, leaving scars that never vanish. Sunlight treats every inch the same,... Continue Reading →

Share Your World – 4/17/2017

When writing by hand do you prefer to use a pencil or pen? Pen.  I like having a record of what words didn't make my final cut...ALWAYS. Would you rather be an amazing dancer or an amazing singer? Would being... Continue Reading →

Share Your World – 4/10/2017

Have you ever participated in a distance walking, swimming, running, or biking event? Tell your story. I've done a number of 5Ks in the past and have my first 10K coming up in about two weeks, but that's the longest trek... Continue Reading →

Reality in Routine, but Pause for Sanity

Rock your favorite chair to the same place it was, while blades rotate in circular rhythm above. Movies in queue repeat lines you recognize, comfort in knowing the end is realized. Same laughs always sound to signal neighbors underground. Quiet hours come after, when sleep for all... Continue Reading →

Innocent Until…

We are all unsuspecting victims of those with whom we surround ourselves. While we become forever changed, they walk freely at ease. But undoubtedly, we are the guilty party in another's transformative story.

Share Your World – 3/20/2017

How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?  I enjoy puzzles, quiet nights at home with a cup o' joe, and can't seem to sleep past 7a on the weekends.  I'd say I look pretty... Continue Reading →

Trusting Myself.

I was going to write a poem in response to today's one word prompt, as is custom for my blog, but I felt like "conquer" described all too perfectly my current state to handle it abstractly or leave it to interpretation.  Last week, I... Continue Reading →

Two Ships.

She wanted him to love her more. He wanted her to love him less. In a flash yet furious test, neither made love worth fighting for.

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