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The Frayed Line

Confusion, torment, soul bowed, ice falling as rain, drizzling eyes, they shimmered as streetlights on the pavement. Where to go when there was nowhere to go? Who to trust when trusting was dying before it could be said there was … Continue reading

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2021? It Was About Following Through

It’s the end of December and here I am looking back (this week) and looking ahead (next week). Looking back at 2021, it was the year I became a full-time writer and, while its covid chaos outside my door, big … Continue reading

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Kitty Ghosts

So long, so many years, memory fading, but not the faces, not the personalities, not ever the names. Each kitty a piece of her heart she’d never forget, each meow in expectation, each purr at night was another addition to … Continue reading

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Peace

May peace find those I’ve lost, those I’ve loved, those I long to hold. May peace find friends, acquaintances, those with whom I don’t get along. May there be peace for one and all so this world we leave our … Continue reading

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The Privilege of Giving

And so the year draws to an end and nature becomes a quieter place. As I draft this post it’s the Winter Solstice here in the Northern Hemisphere and it’s snowing. The countermelodies are the holidays and shopping mania, even … Continue reading

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The Gifting

It was her spirit, she could hear it, calling to her from a place deep inside, begging her not to hide, begging her to open her soul to the world. It was a gifting, her heart lifting, finding love in … Continue reading

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Kitty-Proof Christmas Tree

Dearest Santa, with your holiday wiles, know nothing of challenges, of holiday trials. You travel the globe each Christmas Eve, yet you’ve not designed the kitty-proof Christmas tree. Stockings, wreaths, less fun than branches. The night’s tolling tree bells forewarning … Continue reading

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My Writing Fuel

Here I am on the other side of having accomplished what I’d had doubts I’d be able to do. I drafted the last two books in the Carrdia series back-to-back. I also did it in less time than I’d allotted. … Continue reading

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Eternal Holiday

There was as there ever was eternal starlight, kisses in the night, whispers to caress her ears, tender touch tracing comet tails upon her skin, upon a deepening love ever after. There was as she’d always dreamed late night loving, … Continue reading

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A Holiday Gift

She gasped, took a breath, but there was no air. A touch, a single touch, a gentle touch. A single word, a word for her. Her name. She stared, but the rational world held no answers. A chill, a single … Continue reading

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