Category Archives: humanity

Illusion

I put up walls to hide who I really was. I tried to create the persona I thought you wanted me to be, but those carefully constructed illusions didn’t hold up, and so you saw right through me. I put … Continue reading

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Order to Go

It’s not an order, necessarily, nor a mere suggestion. It’s something in between. Maybe an insistent affirmation that you can do this, so… do it! So when the coach gives the order to go, I go, knowing that yes, I … Continue reading

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Imagine that

Oh, there you are! My imaginary friend! I’m glad you showed up. I’m feeling a bit sad today. Well, maybe not “sad” so much… just lonely, I guess. Anyway, now that you’re here, let’s play! Wanna sing songs? It’s extra … Continue reading

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survival mode

In order to survive when fight nor flight are options, sometimes we have to hide in place until the danger passes. Once the danger passes we may dare to thrive again. Sometimes we must reveal ourselves in order to survive. The … Continue reading

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Loud Noises

The lawn mower rattles disconcertingly as I push it into the tall grass of my back yard. A vague image crosses my mind of the mower blade coming loose and hurling treacherously into space like errant nunchucks, and I remind … Continue reading

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youth

young naiveté yields to curiosity yet to be betrayed  Y is for youth. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Theme optional.  My theme: a three-line poem each day (5-7-5, haiku form) with the first letter of each line the … Continue reading

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quell corner cutting

question quick fixes quite often one discovers quality takes time  Q is for quality. #AtoZChallenge: 26 posts in April, topics to proceed alphabetically. Theme optional.  My theme: a three-line poem each day (5-7-5, haiku form) with the first letter of each line … Continue reading

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