Can you take it back?

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In the wee hours of the night, long past twilight, I hover. Like the coward I am, I come late at night. Seeing some form of peace in my children is all I need. The only form of reentry I can manage.

I always begin this journey with Hope. Her…

What does the future hold?

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As the sun begins to set

I’m shedding my old skin

Like a snake in the grass

Slithering its tongue

What will this new life expose

Is there strength or giving up in pain

I can’t see what it looks like

Not seeing you again

The time is not here…

Introduction to ILLUMINATION’S-MIRROR

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I’ve been writing since I was a young child. I wrote in spurts and was never consistent. Most of the time through my early 20s, it was when I was down, a relationship break up, or some sort of personal catastrophe.

I began writing again about a…

DISSENT

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Did you experience challenges in 2020 too

Is there something we can actually do

Such sanity reigned unchallenged

Seriously folks, I hope 2021 brings new possibilities

Even in the worst of the worst times

Nothing is beyond our reach — if we don’t give up and care enough

To…

How does it really feel?

Being touch starved — also known as skin hunger or touch deprivation — occurs when a person experiences little to no touch from other living things. (Wikipedia)

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I live with a family that doesn’t touch much. My husband hugs and kisses me in the morning…

POETRY | HAIKU | NATURE |AUTUMN | LIFE

I love kicking up my heels in the forest

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I lived in Florida most of my life. There was little change in seasons. One of the things I love most about living in Georgia is the profound change in weather, the brilliant change in the colors of leaves, and wearing boots!

Spring, summer, fall, winter! In spring, trees and…

Check out these writers that inspire me on a daily basis!

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Lately, I’ve been wondering what in the world you do when the next story won’t come to you! You wrack your brain! You take a rest! Your followers have increased; although you haven’t seen an increase in Medium Partners Program hasn’t recognized it yet. Don’t give up!

Oh poor pitiful…

POETRY | LIFE LESSONS | PRODUCTIVITY | FEELINGS | EMOTIONS

Tripping Down Memory Lane

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I miss your face
your laugh
your touch
sometimes I go back to visit
to bathe in your love
to be me with you with me

I miss the beginning
not the end
a simple gaze
turned me inside out
set me on fire

Ecstasy personified
imitating Mick Jagger
in real life
swaggering…

POETRY/LIFE/ADVENTURE

With a simple song and dance

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Tap dancing her way toward the heavens
Open those pearly white gates
I’ve been a good girl. I promise, she wailed
As her train wrecks derailed and slipped through the night

Jump down from the train, my darling, he said
Your time is not here quite yet
Climb down off that train…

janny’s heart

Learning to be a strong and prolific writer! Editor - ILLUMINATION, ILLUMINATION-MIRROR and SYNERGY. Feels like home!

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