So Many Years Later


So many years later, Feelings from the past, Surface like flotation devices pushed underwater for so long. They come up and up and I can’t push them all down at once, they are all over, popping up at the least convenient time, Sadness and shame, not belonging… How do I …

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I’m Fine Now


Most people won’t tell anyone about their past abortions.      “The doctor asks how many pregnancies I’ve had, and I just say the one with          my son. He doesn’t need to know about the first pregnancy.”      “You know it’s strange. I can’t remember if I …

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Seasons of Grief


Shall I wither and fall like an autumn leaf, From this deep sorrow – from this painful grief? How can I go on or find a way to be strong? Will I ever again enjoy life’s sweet song?* When I read the “Seasons of Grief” poem,  it reminded me of …

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