Tags » Identity

 Uphill

I’ll never learn
to stop spilling
all these crass piles
of cradled thoughts
that bottle-feed me
portions of my past self.

I’ll never try
to stop writing… 171 more words

Poetry

Girl Knees

White sheets and a bachelor apartment.
He called it a studio. It was:
a single Chinese lantern, a mattress
on the floor. A blond desk spread… 115 more words

Poetry

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News & Current Events

Football and the potential unraveling of self-identity

Yesterday, I attended my first ever football game. It most likely won’t be the last one I watch.

My husband’s birthday is on Tuesday. To celebrate, I thought I would surprise him with tickets to see his favourite football team, the Indianapolis Colts. 729 more words

Recollections & Reflections

Life's Facade

Hidden behind chosen front,

Veneer created for survival,

Thick, taut, cracked, hard, transparent, rough or shiny.

Glazing over and clouding,

Perfect vision,

Dimming and diminishing, … 61 more words

Spirituality

Say what?

My daughter talks. A lot. We just usually have no clue what on earth she is saying. And what’s great is that it doesn’t really matter right now. 361 more words

Seesaw (Reflection)

Lesson 3: "Family" isn't a free pass

When I look back over my life, there is one main person who caused strife in many of my relationships and led me to second guess my own thoughts and opinions about others, situations, problems, opportunities, etc. 611 more words

Happiness