Today's quote comes from Drew Myron's poem "Break" in her collection "Thin Skin":
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I asked myself this morning what I am doing with my life? So far, I haven't gotten an answer back yet.
I asked myself if I was happy. For me that's a pretty easy one, "yes".
But being happy, isn't the same as knowing what you are doing. Is it?
Going over the checklist of a so called successful life, I'm looking pretty good.
Nice house, check. Good, kind, faithful, nice looking husband, check. Successful, not in trouble kids, check. No health…Continue
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(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
[I just started blogging for the wonderful site/cause, I AM THAT GIRL. Below is an excerpt of my first blog post]
I had a revelation last night while I was in the bathroom (where, funnily enough, happens to be the room where I receive many of my spiritual “aha” moments). I was brushing my teeth while imagining Oprah was interviewing me on her Super Soul Sunday, as I often do. This time Oprah was asking me about love and how I knew it was time to let myself receive long-lasting love…Continue
I've posted Stephen Jenkinson's 'The Meaning of Death', a beautifully expressed meditation by the teacher, author, and storyteller who conducts many projects involving care of the dying.
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Posted review of Laura Boggess's new book "Playdates with God":
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Posted Thought for the Day, quote from poet Carl Phillips's 'The Art of Daring: Risk, Restlessness, Imagination', part of Graywolf Press's 'The Art of' series on the craft of writing.
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Posted Thought for the Day, a Gail Caldwell quote from her 2010 memoir 'Let's Take the Long Way Home':
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Posted new poem, "Busted":
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Posted Monday Muse, a look at events in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the birth of write James Baldwin:
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Posted new poem, 'They All Fall Down':
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