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Archive: 2013

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Phyllis

November 16, 2013

she steps to the stage disguised as an old woman white hair, dangly bracelets jangling scarves artfully arranged and flowing […] [continue…]

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altered

October 21, 2013

One of the best things about having cancer is that people keep talking about “Young and healthy” I am.  It’s […] [continue…]

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Torn

October 9, 2013

Driving home from the class I taught tonight, I was rolling through my neighborhood, perplexed.  I had dutifully put out […] [continue…]

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Burned

October 5, 2013

One of my earliest memories is of standing on the toilet seat in the bathroom of a ranch-style house outside […] [continue…]

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September 12

September 13, 2013

I wish I had another pair of arms to replace my arms these arms that held on so tightly these […] [continue…]

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Summer

July 14, 2013

it’s suppertime the kids are inside toys and bikes stowed away when your otherwise dutiful Mom says “No, we’re getting […] [continue…]

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diaspora

June 30, 2013

we call them ‘estate sales’ but we know what they are vultures circling the dead or nearly so your kids […] [continue…]

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yard sale

your wife sold me your toolbox aged Craftsman three-drawer classic perfectly dented and rusty heavy with assorted tools   she […] [continue…]

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