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Flesh & Bone

Come hell or high water
I’m obedient to the coming of age
feeling life slip away
strength becoming less certain
determination in question

Backhanded attack on my nerve… 54 more words


Why? An Answer For Me

Most of my life has been lived outside the mainstream.

As a kid and a young adult, I always felt my difference as pain, as loneliness. 516 more words

Life & Death

Poem: Spring and Fall by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Spring and Fall

to a young child

Márgarét, áre you gríeving

Over Goldengrove unleaving?

Leáves like the things of man, you

With your fresh thoughts care for, can you? 79 more words


Umbilical Cords

I loved being pregnant. Well, after the nausea was over, and before I felt like an elephant. Both my babies were plus-size, and both stayed in the safety of the womb beyond my need for them to move out. 874 more words

Caring For A Parent

Book Review - No one has to die alone by Dr. Lani Leary

Too tired to read? You can listen to Jeyran’s review below.


“Caring for a terminally ill loved one can be the single biggest challenge of your life. 363 more words

Book Review

Never Losing My Way

I have never lost my way,

even in my darkest hours I could hear you say.

“my son, always let God show you the way.” 321 more words


Trump Signals the End of Our Democracy

My brother, Bob, used to talk about the impending end of our democracy. I am glad that Bob did not live to see it.

The end has arrived. 362 more words

Life & Death