Forgiveness

Forgiveness

And then I think of all of those times silent forgiveness has been extended to me. Those times I have done or said things that have hurt and offended others.  Sometimes I have hurt others without even being aware that I have done so.

i don't mean to brag the ugly writers

I Don’t Mean To Brag

Poetry flowed out of me. I could hardly contain it.  Even if I wanted to. I wasn’t sleeping well at the time, I was working through a lot of emotions and feelings and all those teenage woes made great food for fodder. I wrote about relationships with my parents, with friends, with boys. I wrote about a relationship that needed to cease.

succulent the ugly writers

Succulent

I was a teenager before I knew the term succulent also referred to plants. I loved words as a child and whenever I learned a new word and definition I would savor it, use it repeatedly and play with it until I drove those around me crazy.  Succulent.  It is Read more…

dealer the ugly writers

Dealer

She danced for 10 years and travelled everywhere competing. She decided her dancing days were done and took up the clarinet. Her exposure to music through dance and movement and her ability to sight read music enabled her to learn at twice the pace as everyone else.

Crier the ugly writers

Crier

Whether it is something from days gone by or something present, something tangible today. I will welcome the tears each situation produces from this day forward.  Welcome them because tears are cleansing. Healing. They are able to repair and restore.  And these tears have become a favored friend. No longer afraid to express emotion, those tears are the easiest and sometimes most meaningful release.

size matters

Size Matters

“Gosh, you have such a pretty face.” “You are so tall, like an Amazon woman!” “I am not sure if they sell clothes in your size, but we should be able to find something super cute.” “If you lost about 25 pounds you would be gorgeous.” “I can’t date you, Read more…