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Sweet Red Alchemy

Sweet Red Apple Alchemy The scent of fallTranslucent, redCinnamon sweetMore precious than gold.Grandmother’s apple butterI long for it so–Just one more taste before I grow old!   Fall, for me, has never been about pumpkin spice. Fall is about apples,… Continue Reading →

Persephone Slept On

Persephone slept Through Spring Birds and Flowers Forgot To bloom and sing Gray skies wept Demeter’s mournful tears Frozen underground Winter months Turned into years

Summer Sweet

One of my favorite childhood memories centers around July 4th celebrations. Though we always enjoyed watching our neighbors sending up their own fiery sparks, the memory has little to do with fireworks. It seems the best family memories are often… Continue Reading →

Anatomy of a Flashback

  Scared Body trembling Tremors, shivers Cold, not cold Alone in my head With memories Filling my body Can’t breathe Wild eyed Chest tightening Dissociating Dizzy, falling feeling Confusion, chaos Dissolving, distrusting Destabilized, disorder Drowning, smothering Fighting, clawing, crying Lost,… Continue Reading →

Golden Memories

From springtime through the summer and on into the deepening golden days of fall, she was out in her gardens. Demeter, spreading sunshine and flowers wherever she walked. Even in winter, sunlight and warmth radiated from her presence. Children and… Continue Reading →

And She Danced

“…(she) dances in heaven now…. Aldeane loved to sing and dance, although she had a husband and son with two left feet.”–Bill Stanley (from her obituary) There has never been a time in my life without music. My mother loved… Continue Reading →

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