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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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Firecracker

It is hard to find words to describe Kim.  She is electrifying.  Kim is bold, strong, hysterically funny, brazen, smart as hell, the epitome of a tough cookie, and through constant pain and facing seemingly endless adversity, she wrote a... Continue Reading →

Blank

I turn good things into dust, eradicate their grandeur and rebuild them into turrets of self doubt and loathing. When something good happens, something I should be proud of, I tarnish it with thoughts that it was a fluke, something... Continue Reading →

2nd Quote Day

This will probably be my last day of quotes, so I have chosen 2 from one of the best writers I have ever had the pleasure of reading. Thank you again to the incredible person and writer, Steve, for selecting... Continue Reading →

Quotes – Day 1

I don't usually do these challenge things, but when Steve nominated me, I couldn't resist.  Steve is just a super cool, inspiring, smart, no bullshit guy, and I adore him!  Follow the link above and check out his incredible blog!... Continue Reading →

Angela’s Heart Breathings

During my time in this amazing virtual community, I have had the pleasure of reading some extraordinary poetry, from poets all over the globe.  There is no way I could honor all of them in just a month, but I... Continue Reading →

The Flip Side

Ironically, given that this is National Poetry Month, this post is not about poetry (they can't all be), and it may not be particularly poetic.  I just finished and submitted one of the most personal poems I have ever written,... Continue Reading →

“I Shut My Eyes and All the World Drops Dead”

I think I knew I was a writer from about the age of 6, but it wasn't until I was 13 that I fell in love with Poetry.  I will never forget it.  I had just finished reading "The Bell... Continue Reading →

Happy National Poetry Month

I am undeniably excited that it is April and National Poetry Month.  I am looking forward to an array of poetry challenges this month, including the two I always post about; Visual Verse and Rattle Ekphrastic.  I am hoping that... Continue Reading →

Rattle

I have read some extraordinary poems lately.  Poems by people I have grown to know and care about, poems by people I am just getting to know and poems by people I will only ever know through their poetry. Many... Continue Reading →

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