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An Easter Lily For Dreams Deferred

My son and daughter-in-law brought me an Easter Lily. It is my very favorite flower, and this one is particularly beautiful. They surprise me with one every year, and even when they come into the house, and say, “Close your eyes…”, it never occurs to me until I open my eyes that my gorgeous lily has arrived. 1,855 more words

Baby Boomers


I’ve been exercising. Regularly. Inspired by Kristin (see previous article) I’ve kept at it. My friend, Miriam Haugen, has joined me, too! We’re both noticing increased strength and endurance. 105 more words

By the Hammer of Thor!

For summer reading one year in high school, we had to read The Quiet Room by Lori Schiller.  An autobiographical account of schizophrenia, I remember it being well-written and compelling.   594 more words

Tanka 49

Expressionist Poet,

returning to the platform,

where he disembarked,

his train of reflective thought.

Resumes his onward journey.

© Paul Nichol.  April 2014

  • So here’s just a background on who I am. I come from a family of seven kids and I’m the youngest  at age 14. I love to dance, sing, act, write songs, play guitar and piano, and goof around with my best friends Kira and Kassy, and lately, I like to spend time alone.

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The Love of God...

My heart is full tonight. It is the Thursday before Good Friday. Most of my day has been centered around the Easter celebration. My evening has been filled with conversation and tears and things of God with friends. 212 more words