• Fence In Prades

    What’s in a Name

    This is an exercise I did for a workshop–to reveal yourself via your name:   Amy. Such a short name–a simple name. A name reserved for a sun-bleached blond girl

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    Sunburst (for Emma)

    While I was watching she didn’t do a slow dissolve on the canvas of what I’ve painted. I waited for it. I waited for the oils to drip down and

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    Magnificent

    “Loss–it’s always looking up waiting for the sky to lift I’m somewhere in between–way down and up on my toes aren’t we all pushing forward– shouldn’t the earth shift beneath

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    The Elements of Loss

    I don’t hear you say my name as you ask why it is I let no one love me. I feel something stir and I laugh. This is my way.

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    Daddy’s Game

    DADDY’S GAME I imagine you must’ve shut yourself off somehow–the way you’d eventually teach me to do– before you entered my room like a king’s shadow.   I hear the

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    Hamsa: The Hand of Fatima and the Virgin Mary

    FOR THOSE OF YOU THAT KNOW MY WHOLE STORY, THIS WILL MAKE A LOT OF SENSE. In high school I had reoccurring dreams of a symbol–a hand with an eye

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    Starry Night

    It was a clear October night. My sisters and I piled into the old red Chevy with our stepfather Dan and headed outside of town for the hospital where my

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    Humming Birds (memoir)

    “Amy, you’re gonna get it,” Nikki tells me.  I’m hiding between the lilac bushes, Barbie’s head in my hand.  It’s our weekend at our father’s house. “What’d you use?” “Daddy

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Memoir & PTSD

Fence In Prades

What’s in a Name

This is an exercise I did for a workshop–to reveal yourself via your name:   Amy. Such a short name–a simple name. A name reserved

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lupengrainnestardusst

Starry Night

It was a clear October night. My sisters and I piled into the old red Chevy with our stepfather Dan and headed outside of town

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Ode to Louise Gluck

I’m writing this poem based on my favorite poem by Gluck–“Mutable Earth.”  I carry that one with me in my wallet.  Rosanna Warren has described

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thoughts

Fence In Prades

What’s in a Name

This is an exercise I did for a workshop–to reveal yourself via your name:   Amy. Such a short name–a simple name. A name reserved

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mmm

Sexual Identity and Other Goodies

Well it’s a sleepless night so I thought I’d catch you all up on things with me.  For starters I won my Disability case!  I’m

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summerwriting

a random strike

It takes a broken heart to learn that it’s always looking up waiting for the sky to lift I’m somewhere in between way down and

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Status Update

Well hello everyone.  I’m mulling over the idea of going to a inpatient month-long treatment facility for people like me.   I’m nervous and scared and

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