I enjoy alliteration, as you can see in much of my writing. Using words that all start with the same letter: Misty mountain’s mystical majesty, alone, alive, above the silver sea… That is an excerpt of a poem I wrote in 7th grade. It was lost in the move from the northeast to Florida, an entire […]
Continued from post of 2/6/14 After a month or so of this relative calm and sobriety on my part, the demons could no longer be kept at bay. I began “partying” again, and the feelings of self-loathing continued. memories of molestation as a child, verbal abuse in the home, being raped while in a drunken […]
I am really tired tonight, but I doubt that sleep will come. it rarely does when I am manic. And right now, I am. Very. I have been up since early this morning, my day spent in a whirlwind of caring for everything and everyone but myself. I feel like I am doing the things […]
What an Exquisite Performance!
” Breaker’s Tony “ This is the name our whole town knows my father by, a name derived from the “billiard parlor” dad and my brother used to own. He was a younger man then (he’s 86 now), and the local high school kid, serious players, and young ladies […]
I would like to share some of my poetry with you: The Song of Leaping Doe I lie my weary body here on Your soft blanket of green, giving my burning bones to the mighty oak that will sprout here-in the cradle of my rib cage. may my sorrow die here, on this hilltop where […]
I have been keeping a journal since 1976, but I’m a little behind the curve on blogging. I am not quite sure how to do this, or how it will turn out. However, I love to learn, and understand that I will make mistakes in the process. I’m not sure that everyone feels this way, […]