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The Yearning Curve

I used to live in an apartment with a push button fireplace.  Instead of having to chop wood & clean a flue, all I had to do was exert the strength of one finger & voila!  My living room was … Continue reading

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Points Of Contention

I was a winter’s child, born into cold in the deep bowels of February.  It should come as no surprise that I’ve needed to be held from birth.  Not only because that’s what you do with infants but I was … Continue reading

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Dear John

I am a creature of habit.  I don’t know if it’s intentional, or if it’s out of want or need, but I do the same thing nearly every single day.  I wake up later than I’m supposed to.  I brew … Continue reading

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Service Engine Soon

That little light is twinkling again.  On my dash.  Every morning when I head to work & every evening when I head home.  A subtle reminder that something is falling apart.  Somewhere on the inside.  And at any moment, it … Continue reading

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The Holding On Of The Letting Go

I am a keeper of things.  Of magazines & news clippings.  Receipts & scribbles on torn paper. Expired pills & boarding passes from trips in my 20’s.  Vacations in my 30’s. Concert tickets & dried flowers.  Corks from dinner parties … Continue reading

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The Gravity Of Feeling

It’s bedlam.  The way I feel in my heart. A cacophony.  An inbox with several junk folders, compartmentalized into all the shit I could possibly store.   Sometimes just on Wednesdays.  And then most times, all of the other days. … Continue reading

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Insecurity Blanket

When I was 24, my boyfriend at the time took me on a mini overnighter to a rainy, northern town.  He’d surprised me the night before by telling me to pack my bags.  I was smitten.  I bought new underwear & knew that this trip was going to be magic. It wasn’t.  The best thing […]

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