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This Beating, Breathing Heart

These lungs breathe air,
but these lungs
cannot ventilate my
beating, breathing heart.

What air do I breathe
when no surrounding air
can sustain this… 23 more words


Why Vegan?

Why are you vegetarian? Why am I vegetarian? I have been asked this question all of my life and it always strikes me as a bit strange, I mean why are you NOT vegetarian is surely a more obvious question. 1,189 more words


The Journey...again

Graham Greene said,

A story has no beginning or end: arbitrarily one chooses that moment of experience from which to look back, or from which to look ahead.

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The Self

The artistry of poetry

Perhaps life has something to teach, perhaps it takes a life lived to hear the voice of poetry, perhaps I have changed, perhaps… perhaps… perhaps that is why I have come to appreciate poetry. 173 more words

The Self

Haiku Challenge 56 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 56 with prompt words – Luck, Hope

Many of you will have seen my post on the crumble, not apple crumble, but hard drive crumble of one Ronovan. 193 more words


Haiku Challenge 55 @RonovanWrites

RonovanWrites Haiku Challenge 55 with prompt words – Five, Thrive

Five senses compel
A life lived well, no regret
Will thrive tho’ in pain.

– FlorenceT… 26 more words


Making the decision

For a long time I had this picture on my desktop:

And it keeps reminding me that speaking up is a choice, as well as taking action is a choice. 98 more words

Personal Growth