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what is a blessing?

so, i’m chewing on this puzzle: how breakdowns, depressions, heartbreaks, ruptures, rock bottoms and dark nights of the soul can be blessings, miracles and moments of grace. what is a blessing?  a miracle?  grace? i know that in the presence of grace, what formerly felt impossible feels not just possible but inevitable.  i know that […]

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feel it, all of it

“thank you for all the ways you’ve been saying ‘thank you’ and ‘please’ and doing great cooperation together, love.” “you’re welcome, mama.” “it’s fun to be in a good mood together, right?” “yeah.” “i love you when you are grumpy and upset and sad, too.  i love you, and i love being with you, no

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new poem

i’ve yet to title this new poem. won’t you give me a suggestion for a title, in the comments below? THAT will be a fun way to dialogue 😉 the love of my life and my wish to die you are my wail and you are my sigh you are my start and my short,

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how i choose my mentors

it’s here.  it’s time. the doors of my beloved mentorship program, Meant To Be: The Mastermind are open! it would be my joy and honor to receive your application for this program-of-my-heart. if you would like to know (feel) more about it, i invite you to come read through and see for yourself.  the world

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sex re-education

::  the birds and the bees get a profound makeover i was 13, in the fluorescent-lit classroom of my junior high school.  the same architect built my school and the town jail, so as you can imagine, the room with its puce-colored walls wasn’t particularly inspiring.  let state-mandated “Sex Ed” class begin! i was uncomfortable.

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to do what’s true

a new poem for all your roof-raising, edge-pushing and silent acts of fearlessness +++++ to do what’s true, true for youtakes bravery in the blood you must decline the invitation to shrink or dimsay no to slipping down the slope, subduedrefuse to be stopped dead in your tracks

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:: to you, Lover. and to you, Beloved +++++ all i want is more of Him i open my mouthHis words play and have their way i open my thighsHis fingers skim and part my seas

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a thank you, from Your Life, to you +++++ at first i appear softly as a rowdy sunset, attempting to tempt you from your busy-ness, to distract you into dizzy-ness. at firstyou ignore me and my colorful seduction. so then i show up as an infant with half-moon shadows under cancer eyes in a first-world ICU or

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