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Advance Warning

I need to think about the ocean,
even when all I want is to be shipwrecked.
I need to covet the universe,
when it’s only a mountain my heart demands. 160 more words

Poetry

Poem in Anapest Journal

I wasn’t expecting this one to come out today as well, but I am thrilled!  My huge thanks to editor Veronica Bruce!  3 of my poems will be in Anapest (a part of The Paragon Journal); this one is called, “My Mother’s Breaking Body”

Retinitis Pigmentosa

Michelle X

The beat goes on, but here we are, just shy of ten years gone, and there’s old music, whole songs my brain refuses to acknowledge. … 132 more words

Poetry

Remembering. Repeat.

To try.

Try to

re

member.

Stitching together the dismembered, again.

It is “us”?  “That”?  A substance?  A trajectory?

A subject?  A story?  (Fable)? 249 more words

Writing

An Unexpected Bond

A few weeks ago, my mom sent me a text saying that she’d been cleaning out her filing cabinets and came across some really nice pictures of Ralf and me. 409 more words

Grief

GOODBYE FOR NOW, DEAR FRIEND

Sometimes in life
There comes across your path
A sparkling jewel from heaven
Words of wisdom
Comforting arms
Even when silence is golden
Knowing they are there… 21 more words

Christianity

Take Heart

2018 is already the year of revelations for me.  Some of these revelations are liberating and exhilarating, some seem earthquake-like in nature, cleaving the earth beneath my feet, leaving me with the most unsettling feelings. 333 more words

Loss