Monthly Archives: February 2012

Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror

Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror by Parmigianino John Ashbery studied this picture and wrote his thoughts into a poetic meditation on art and life as an explorer of human experience in the the world. The poem is easily as fascinating … Continue reading

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February Visions Seen Through My Windows Inside and Out

Two Sides of a Card   Patterns of Light Harvested and Manipulated  

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Late October: Dreams and Poems and Busyness

At the end of October, I kept myself busy. I began attending a writers group, working on my second draft of my first NaNoWriMo novel while I was preparing for the next NaNoWriMo, outlining connections between characters and places on … Continue reading

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Half of October: Thoughts, Dreams, and Visions of a Slightly Employed, Part Time Student.

In October I was taking a general introductory course in psychology and medical terminology while looking for work and working very part time at a little at a preschool. I was thinking quite a bit about how I had maneuvered … Continue reading

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They Will Rock Us to Sleep in Their Cold Arms and Eat Our Brains for Breakfast.

Why are there so many movies and stories about vampires and zombies in the last twenty or thirty years? As if people have lost their faith in an afterlife except for some corporeal form, but don’t want to struggle with … Continue reading

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January Sky

Writing at my desk, I turn my head and see clouds through windows,  piling and stretching, coalescing, unlike the hard edges of human symbols rigid traps for thoughts sent from one isolated mind to others. Clouds roam the January sky … Continue reading

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September 2011: Suddenly Everything is Put in Motion

In September I embarked on a  new career path to become Physical Therapist Assistant. With the help of a worker retraining grant, I enrolled in prerequisite courses. It was a huge step for me after 25 years as an early … Continue reading

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