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Stories From the Edge of Blindness

In 2002, Retinitis Pigmentosa changed my life. This is my story of a slow approach to darkness.

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Gratitude

Darkness and Light and “Things My Mother Left Behind”

In just 6 days, my debut poetry collection, "Things My Mother Left Behind", (from Potter's Grove Press), will be officially out in the world. My heart and mind, my secrets and fears, will be in the hands of friends, and... Continue Reading →

The Year Through RP Eyes

I debated writing an end of year post.  I have been in what feels like an endless sinking, felt myself fading so rapidly as the days drag forward, bringing me closer to 50 and what I imagined would be an... Continue Reading →

Random Acts

So I wrote the post about my brother, which I needed to do, and afterward, I needed to get out and stretch my legs and my mind and my spirit.  I decided to return to our local hiking spot, thinking... Continue Reading →

Ink Sweat & Tears March Pick of the Month!

My poem, "Letches", is the IS&T March Pick of the Month!!!!!!! I am beyond excited and dancing on the moon!!!!! Also, I can't deny, in a bit of a state of disbelief!  This is the biggest thing to happen to... Continue Reading →

Vigor in my Stride

I have often lived on the darker side of things, turned toward sadness and despair, wrapped myself in a cloak of sorrow.  I know that this way of living and thinking is simply part of the way I am made,... Continue Reading →

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