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'Shrooms: A Story in 100 Words

Posted by Kathy Waller

I did it again: prepared my piece for November 21 well in advance, set it aside for later revision, forgot to post it. 319 more words

What Talk Can Teach

Across the world—yes—the nations and the people work out what it means to be them. What it means to be Japanese, Ukrainian, Palestinian, Iraqi, Somali, French, British, American…and! 201 more words


I'm Ready To Stop Lying About My Feelings For You

I lied.

The girl who craves honesty lied. The girl who prides herself on always telling the truth lied. The worst part is that I lied to myself and then I lied to you. 575 more words

The Fog Comes on Little Cat Feet

Carl Sandburg, about Chicago. I wrote an illustrated paper on it at age 8 for Mrs. T. Thinking I got an A++.

Now this fog is messing with my family. 238 more words


Teach us to number our days

One year ago I celebrated a birthday. Today I’m celebrating birthday #73, yet it feels as though decades have passed since 20 November 2015.

I’m writing this on Saturday evening. 555 more words

Spiritual Formation

Ostentatious Leaders

Ostentatious Leaders
preen before Desperate Adoring Citizens
clothing each other in superlatives
one flimsy piece at a time.

Has it become impolitic to tell the truth? 14 more words

Spiritual Formation

The Ultimate Fairy Tale

“It is a world of magic and mystery, of deep darkness and flickering starlight. It is a world where terrible things happen and wonderful things too. 163 more words