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FROM THE SICK ROOM: A WORD WISHING WELL

I really wanted to call this…THE STERN & BOW of ANITA ARCHER’S WORD CELLO. (Whew! Written for the woman in the orange sweater who likes to embarrass me for being needy in public, but who loves me for finding the … Continue reading

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From Roman Colosseum to Games in Sochi

  I found you, Valeriu DG Barbu in pressing words and digging post holes. Liked what you wrote. Romanian, Roman poet, play write, artist, host. And soon, in six months found something of my own in vice, in voice, in … Continue reading

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Valentines Day, Dig it?

Valentines Day, Dig it? Last night my husband and I almost got into a fight before making love. I relayed to him the low of my teaching day. A few boys keep sabotaging the urinals in the restroom and the … Continue reading

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A 1980s Lauper Whopper

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1980. A year of great anticipation. The thought of going to high school. Soon, free to an open campus to lunch at will. This great even if moon walked to. Dribbling a basketball everywhere around town in becoming the next … Continue reading

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Mission Imposter-bull is Possibly Bull

Da da duh da. Da da duh da. Da da duh da……du du daaaaaaaaaah! In my life I feel I am mostly an imposter. Sometimes I feel that I am living a television or movie series life that does not … Continue reading

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Snowflake Man Ain’t No New Year Misgiving!

       She wakes in her usual internal clock way. This puts her to arriving in consciousness a few minutes before a vibrating phone alarm. Turns the laptop calendar to another day. Rolls in a warm, firm bed wishing … Continue reading

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Christmas Traditions and the Need for Adaptations

Christmas Traditions and the Need for Adaptations Disappointment came last night in a lack of meaningful Christmas Eve traditions. My own fault in not making these happen for my family. Personally, I desperately wanted some “Oh Holy Night,” in a … Continue reading

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