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"Elegant complexity" by Alex Anderson

“Brett Reif, too, has flooded the gallery with fluid artwork. He now works and lives in Kansas City, but like Evangeline, has roots in New Orleans. 170 more words

Art

Ashes

You know this spell better
than the words to yesterday

and you don’t seem to mind
the extra hours of sleep
bestowed between pill bottle… 142 more words

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"Living in a Storage Shed": A Narrative by Todd Whirley

Todd Whirley is the associate pastor of New Covenant Church in Denham Springs. Located in the center of town, New Covenant is one of the very few places that did not flood. 691 more words

Louisiana Flood 2016

The Dog I Never Wanted But Love Anyway

My previous blog dealt with stress-free evacuation with pets. One of my dogs, an AKC Chocolate Lab, was six months old when Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Gulf Coast and south Louisiana in 2005. 413 more words

Chocolate Lab

Terms of Endearment

I didn’t mean
to call you baby,
but there is comfort
in the way
your body slumps
onto mine;
a foolishness
about your long,
thin arms holding… 40 more words

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Dancing with Speeches #38 George W Bush in New Orleans

When George W Bush finally arrived in Jackson Square in New Orleans to offer comfort and announce his Government’s response a lot of people (including me) thought it was too little and too late.  738 more words

The Dead

You still feel him.
You flinch at sharp words,
loud noises.
You leave the lights on,
wake with a start when
a car speeds by. 107 more words

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