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How do I write with a broken heart?

How do I write with a broken heart,
when all I really want to do is sit and cry
and let this sadness wash over me. 201 more words

Creative Writing

the cure for poetry

I woke up before four this morning with words of new poetry budding in my mind. But I killed those verses before they had time to vine or bloom. 687 more words

Alice Keys MD

geographic cure

Yesterday morning, I went outside in the last of the night’s rain showers and splashed in puddles on the sidewalk. Then, I sat on my damp brick steps and smiled up at the gray, but bright, sky. 1,112 more words

Alice Keys MD

last poem of the night

in hot water
to the ankles
while chair cradles
my bottom line

ink like spiders
blur on pages
thoughts like slugs
leave less a trail… 17 more words

Alice Keys MD

Should You Follow Your Heart?

The heart is deceitful above all things and beyond cure. Who can understand it? (Jeremiah 17:9 NIV)

You’ll often hear people of the world tell each other to follow their heart, but is this a good idea?

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Personal Journal

Ups and Downs of the Really Awfullest

But first a spawntaneous Wordless Wednesday contribution:

And now:


The English are most awful clowns
Who do not know their ups from downs; 383 more words


Three Words Can Be a Hug

Last month, my sixteen-year-old son and I were housesitting for my childhood best friend in Northern California.
Even though she and I had only recently reunited after many years apart, she trusted me enough to let my son and I stay in her home while she, her husband, and two kids were away on vacation. 463 more words