Category Archives: House and home

Open Window #1

  Nature is where we live.

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House World

After living under the naked raining sky for many years, beneath the airships of the oppressors, I found my way into house world. In house world there are stairs to climb, but to get anywhere worth going, I have to pull … Continue reading

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February Dreams Part II

2/9/2014 Was it a deer or a horse? It did not matter; I had to cut it’s forelegs off just above the hooves with garden loppers. The large animal flopped to the ground and began writhing about with no hooves … Continue reading

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Understanding The Neighbors, Human and Otherwise

I am living in my art studio. Things that I made hang about, and make music as I move around. Just behind my little room is a pen where two goats and many chickens live. They sing to me about … Continue reading

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Not Exactly NaNoWriMo

Every November for the last 5 years I have attempted to write a novel. I have succeeded once. I am still struggling to put this cumbersome piece of fiction into some kind of publishable order. I sat down in front … Continue reading

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Century #23: Listening For Visions

From the Journal of Lita Hopkins 6/12/30 Mr. Papandreus, the shepherd, and his wife, Nika, live up the hill. I hear his pipes as he and his youngest son play and sing the sheep down to the pens in the … Continue reading

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Century #20: Closer to Home

From the journal of Lita Hopkins Corfu 6/7/30 Last night I lay awake listening to Charles’ wrestle his dream demons, but in calm moment soft notes of the shepherd’s pipes from up the hill blended with the rattling of olive … Continue reading

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