Category Archives: wild thing

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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Map of Awareness

  In a recent blog, I used the phrase map of awareness, and its been circling around inside my head ever since. I’m not aware of having ever used the phrase before, so it intrigues me that it sort of … 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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Wild Thing III

  A Definition and an Example: First things first. What exactly do I mean by the term Wild Thing?  I do not mean some sort of slavering monster bent on total annihilation of you, me, or anyone else. I am … Continue reading

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Wild Thing II

  The Socialization Process Blanket. The day before yesterday, as I was finishing my blog, I realized that I would have to come back and add more in the way of explanation. Thus the title and subtitle of this present … Continue reading

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Wild Thing

Writer’s Island Journals Prompt #7 Describe the future  In the course of growing up, each of us goes through what is called the Socialization process. We learn, are taught to be good useful members of the group. Our teachers are … Continue reading

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