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.breaking news.

oh i got it wrong, in truth the theory is right.barbaric: the concept on kindness.yet we learned about broken bones, bodies that seep blood with water. we studied the mosaics, good legs, good legs here.the voices rather quiet. we have had a life time of listening, yet not understanding let us go forth and compare alice to your god, as we have done in the past..yet know there is possibly nothing to fathom here.oh really.sbm.…See More
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. boundaries .

the fence is down, it has been a while.i can watch you. walking. watch you told me it will rain later, that my workwill stop.yet the sun stayed all day.the repair will come sometime, it is down to the farmer.harvest home.we all have boundaries.i am no different.sbm.See More
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. formerly known .

as christ the king.we came up the back way, from the avenue.she did not know of the place, she asked her friend.down in the lower room, we saw the empty food bank, their cases full of the names, the words in latin, heard all the questions. wondered at the glass in blue, honored in red.later, she entered with her father, processed, then got married.outside it was raining gently.sbm.…See More
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. have courage .

we do not all know the same things.we all have learned different. that is alright.takes a while to understand, to know that the looms have stopped.some times it needs time , fortitude to get things back working.with courage and wd40.sbm.See More
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. absolom .

we worked it out, she had, lived there over fifty years, clean and tidy. the nightmareover, i can face it.face those that come with claims and accusations,those with self seems it may be all religious, i told him i did not believe, it is just a story.a good story at that.absolom,the third son of david.sbm.See More
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. the questionaire .

is this a mill, or is it a shop, is it both, when did the looms stop?twenty years now sir, yet you can see some working elsewhere.shall i write it down, all the pattern, and most of the history? it has different fibres, yet mainly wool in it.these are made in yorkshire, the bags are italian, yet i am from wales, an immigrant they say, yet we are all from another place originally.we came from the let us move things about.cloth by cloth.sbm.…See More
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Who I am:
I am a painter who writes,
a writer that paints,
a drawer on life,
and landscape.

Watch me make things.

Am quite patient,
hold my tongue,
but can't say
multi disciplinary.


I live here, in Wales

Connect with me online! My site, blog, or Twitter handle are:


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My writing is:
Fiction, Poetry, Memoir, Blog Posts
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just happened upon it, gently

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Posted on August 31, 2015 at 10:17pm 0 Comments

research is kind, we have tried many colours.

we ate the cake, yet not wishing to appear
greedy left a crumb.

for a bird.

we wander through where the fence should be,
not minding the delay.

you see, we are lucky here, safe and dry,
we do really miss that little dog.

gone now.


.rewrite .

Posted on August 30, 2015 at 11:06pm 0 Comments

rewrite it, add the dots, delete the rhyme.

erase the last draft, start again,constantly.

wrap arte facts in paper. box for transportation.

lose the plot,scrap the lot, fear the repercussions


now there is a good word, if the space bar works.

do you wish you wrote longer stuff, important tomes,

well i do,


it is all ready now, i just need your instructions,

and i know you have asked.…


.the white bird .

Posted on August 29, 2015 at 10:41pm 0 Comments

it is called hate speech and should be reported early.

know that this upsets, both parts, especially when you

are liked.

understand the way of things, the good feelings that


do you know that all will appear ugly if you speak so,

make you feel unsettled, and unhappiness flow.

i only say this, as some may block you. think early.

it can just as easily happen to you.

did you fight in the last war, did you earn your medals…


.the sting .

Posted on August 28, 2015 at 10:57pm 0 Comments

it was said that god saved them, yet

what a cost. i heard the news quite early,

it is an old radio. reeling we had tea, not

being in a place even to imagine.

most of us are speechless.then one raised

his voice

in fury.

it is unimaginable.




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At 4:50pm on April 24, 2012, Rebecca Lane Beittel said…

I haven't been on SheWrites much lately.  Been busy doing my own "thang" I suppose.  I'm curious as to what my SheWrites friends are up to, writing-wise, though.  Right now, I'm waiting to hear back from 2 agents who have requested my full manuscript of The Time Minders.  I'm still working on Kingdoms of Blood & Magic, but not as diligently as I should, since I've been querying/submitting for the TTM, doing scads of tutoring at my daughters' school and work for our church's youth group.  How about YOU? 

At 5:49pm on February 26, 2012, Rebecca Lane Beittel said…

And you.  Is it still damp in Wales?

At 2:03am on September 8, 2011, Jill Starishevsky said…

Welcome to SheWrites. Feel free to reach out if you need anything.


Jill Starishevsky

Author, My Body Belongs to Me

At 9:54am on September 6, 2011, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Sonja, Belated welcome to She Writes. I hope you're enjoying the site! Love to have you join us in the Novelists – Struggling or Not group if you'd like.

Meg Waite Clayton
Moderator, Novelist Group
Bestselling Author of The Four Ms. Bradwells, The Wednesday Sisters, and The Language of Light, a finalist for Barbara Kingsolver's Bellwether Prize
At 10:55pm on August 15, 2011, Jennifer Lauck said…

Hey, hope you're having a great time on She Writes!  If you want to know all about memoir, come see me.  Great free advice.

Jennifer Lauck




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