who so mrs ciano ?
are you blest, is this
how to say your name?
ask the curator, learn
another world, where
not all is at it seems.
it is just an opinion.
they took the paper, the cotton
Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on October 19, 2014 at 11:11pm — No Comments
I am graced with a clear minded, articulate friend who also happens to give me feedback on my work. A blessing that, all writers know, doesn’t come often.
In a recent email exchange that…Continue
Added by Joanell Serra on October 19, 2014 at 4:36pm — No Comments
We’ve all heard it…a friend or co-worker, or even a family member spouting off about another person. “Oh, how stupid can they be? I would never do that!” Or something to that effect.
You know what? That accomplishes…Continue
Added by Deborah Ailman on October 19, 2014 at 3:23pm — No Comments
(Originally posted on bloom-site.com, an excellent literary site featuring authors who first published over the age of 40. As they say, "Late" according to whom? )
In my grandparents’ dining room in a suburb of Boston, there was a shelf devoted…Continue
March started out as a typical month. Work, kids, he continued with getting custody of his son. We had been seeing each other for 8 months now and getting into a regular routine. He started living with me. We still worked together on the weekends and he also got a second job as well. He had been in the Army and spent 2 tours in Iraq front lines and then went into National Guard and as our relationship progressed…Continue
Added by Teri Miller on October 19, 2014 at 11:26am — No Comments
Posted Thought for the Day, quote from Tomas Transtromer's poem 'Vermeer':
Added by Maureen E. Doallas on October 19, 2014 at 10:39am — No Comments
As February started, I had hurt some rumors that he was married. Not still with her but that he wasn't divorced. This is one of the questions I ask from almost day one of meeting someone that I am interested in dating. So before I asked him, I looked online. All that being public record, I couldn't find one place where it indicated they were divorced. I decided to ask him. He gave me some story that he thought…Continue
Added by Teri Miller on October 19, 2014 at 10:21am — No Comments
New Years was really good. We had a party with our friends at my house. Lots of food, drinks and DJ. People had a great time and so did we. What happened the month before seemed to be gone. He is from Jamaica and they are really into soccer and he was. He found a league and joined and January started practices and games. The boys and I always went to watch him practice. We always did everything together.…Continue
Added by Teri Miller on October 19, 2014 at 9:56am — No Comments
Christmas time was ALWAYS my favorite time of year. I NEVER liked snow even though I have lived in Michigan my whole life but I love seeing it on Christmas day. Christmas was always a big deal for my family and I kept that tradition going with my kids. After my boys dad and I divorced we had a great schedule for Christmas.....he had them Christmas Eve and until noon on Christmas day and I had them the rest of the…Continue
Added by Teri Miller on October 19, 2014 at 9:34am — No Comments
November started out good - relationship kept going and felt great. Saw no signs of conflict until about the middle of the month. We were casually talking one day and AGAIN this subject of kids came up. I once again stated that I was good - no more kids. He said he had something to tell me. He proceeded to tell me that someone he use to see but never was in a relationship with had a baby October 15th and he was…Continue
Added by Teri Miller on October 19, 2014 at 9:05am — No Comments
October might be my favorite month. One of my daughters was born in October, and she is a magical creature out of a Grimm fairy tale. I love fall, and the spirit of Halloween. It is whimsical and dark both, a contradiction that children seem to accept more easily than adults. This season evokes magic and adventure, the possibility and unexpectedness of fright, reminding me of how I felt as a child reading The Wrinkle in Time.
The days are shortening rapidly, the air is…Continue
Added by Ashley Collins on October 19, 2014 at 6:23am — No Comments
I’ve read some outstanding books this past week. I’d rate them more than five stars if that was even possible. Also, at least three of them were free at the time of purchase (Bonus!).
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Added by Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare on October 19, 2014 at 3:08am — No Comments
I hope this post finds you well. This week has been very significant for me, as I've just released my first poetry e-book. Rather than jump into the 'river' that is Amazon publishing and formatting, I decided to compile it myself.
The pieces in the book are those which I had difficulty placing through traditional means, and eventually tired of trying. Fortunately, the 'tiring of trying' coincided with recovery from the experiences which prompted the bulk…
Added by Casey Bottono on October 19, 2014 at 2:30am — No Comments
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“Staying Positive While Caring For Your Elderly Parents”
This very special class helps you deal with decisions you need to make in order to help your elderly parents live the best life possible while still maintaining your own quality of…Continue
Added by Deborah Ailman on October 19, 2014 at 2:07am — No Comments
Good morning everyone! It's still dark out, and the stars are twinkling brightly. It is so peaceful just to look up and see that vast expanse of sky. And today we should remember that just like that sky which seems to go on forever we too have the ability…Continue
Added by Deborah Ailman on October 19, 2014 at 12:41am — No Comments
in his eyes
found a masculinity cloak,
Added by Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare on October 19, 2014 at 12:20am — No Comments
mostly think so these days, even when worked out as planned.
have been wondering what is the point, like is there a point?
or is it all pins and needles. over lunch, we discussed.
i chose the duck wraps, minding my pronunciation. she pointed
out that the point may be, that there is none, therefore
I am going back to montgomery to buy a measuring
Added by Sonja Benskin Mesher on October 18, 2014 at 10:42pm — No Comments
This is how I think of You.
Added by Epifania Akosua Amoo-Adare on October 18, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Are you choosing wisely…choosing friends, I mean. Think about the people you choose to spend time with. Does it make you feel good to spend time with them; do they make you feel happy, build you up when you don’t feel so good about yourself (which happens to the best of us) and do you do the same for them?
Added by Deborah Ailman on October 18, 2014 at 3:33pm — No Comments