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A Heroine Reclaimed

She closed her eyes and surrendered at last to the sky as it gently wrapped midnight around her and delicately put her back among the stars.

Poetry

Go Gently Into the Night, Maureen Mitchell Kirk

Author’s Foreword: I published a blog about my two mothers just over two years ago on Mother’s Day, and today I’m sharing it below, to pay tribute to my Mother-in-law Maureen Mitchell Kirk (November 1933 – November 2017), who passed away in a home in Derbyshire, England on Friday night, 18th November 2017. 1,154 more words

True Life Story

Cupid Painted Blind

Chapter 1

Music swelled and rose above the thick bouquet of coffee without drowning out Tsukiko’s tinkling laughter. She put down her phone, holding it only in slight nervousness, and gave James a look of genuine warmth. 23,708 more words

Novella

Dylan, Edna and Death

Confronted by a sudden death, these two came to mind. And specific parts of their writing spoke to present emotion. Below I share their words. 58 more words

The Art of Extreme Self-Care - Sans Limites

Some of you may not realize that I am an American married to a Canadian and living in Ontario, Canada. This isn’t about that, exactly, except to say that my “subtitle” today ( 659 more words

Books

A Little Girl's Best Friend

When I was just a little baby, my parents went out and got the family a dog. The way that my mom explains it is that this little puppy won them over when she decided to pee right on my mom. 994 more words

Writing

മരണം

ചിലപ്പഴൊക്കെ തോന്നും മരണം എന്നത് ദൈവത്തിന്റെ ഒരു ക്രൂരത ആണെന്നു. പക്ഷെ അല്ല, matrix സിനിമയിൽ കാണുന്നതുപോലെ എല്ലാം ചിലപ്പോ ഒരു എഴുതപ്പെട്ട പുസ്തകം ആയിരിക്കും. ഈ ലോകത്തിന്റെ ക്രമമില്ലായ്മ ആണ് ഈ ലോകത്തിന്റെ ഭംഗി! 20 more words

Accident