Category Archives: pain

Only Grasped Lightly

Writer’s Island prompt 11 –   “SLIPPED THROUGH MY FINGERS”. So much has slipped through my fingers that couldn’t grip as tightly as I wished them to. Held loosely, many fell to ground without a sound, some forgotten in haste to … Continue reading

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Holes in The Soul

  She pictures the broken glass pictures the steam pictures a soul with no leak at the seam                                        __Peter Gabriel                                             Mercy Street Several months ago, I told my counselor about a dream I’d had many years ago, in … Continue reading

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A Tiger Named Pain

Writer’s Island Prompt #10  “MOST AMAZING EXPERIENCE” Pain is the shell that encloses your understanding.    __Kahlil Gibran Thirty-plus years ago, I gave birth to my fourth and last child. She was beautiful and healthy, but I seemed to be in almost … Continue reading

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Personal Take Cont. (WT, as well)

  I came home from the hospital to a totally different environment than the one I had left beneath the rear wheel of my father’s big black Pontiac. My world had been altered and, when I looked in the mirror, … Continue reading

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A Very Personal Take

  At age four, I went through possibly the most traumatic experience of my life. I was playing outside with my younger sister. It was winter and we’d just had another snowfall in a snow filled Wisconsin season. Sidewalks were … Continue reading

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Opposite Sides And Another Challenge

I truly like to hear at least two sides of an issue before making a decision. In my last blog, I wrote about why we have difficulty with admitting that we don’t know certain things. I knew when I finished, that I … Continue reading

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