Ponderings

“The day when it will be possible for the woman to love in her strength and not in her weakness, not to escape from herself but to find herself, not out of resignation but to affirm herself, love will become for her as for man the source of life and not a mortal danger.” – […]

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Heron

Photo: A pair of night heron in the trees at dawn. They are a species of heron that are primarily noctural. They do not have to compare or compete. They make space for themselves through their choices of when to wake and when to sleep. A lesson for me, I don’t have to be everything.

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Blessed Addictions

i desire your handsalthough they dancedon other’s thighsand liesthat bind the woundsthat you secretly despisei down the poisonthat burns with each sipalthough the tumblernever reaches my lipsthe hall of mirrorsis etched across my handfor my life i draga line across the sandfor your sins are mineand the lies are trueas i break the spellreleasing you~ […]

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Affinity Groupings

These little guys greeted me this morning in all their hilarity. They are so young that they do not have their flight feathers yet. This encounter got me thinking as I walked past a swastika freshly spray-painted on a park bench next to the sign that read “Black Lives”. How many affinity groups do I […]

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Minus the Middle Man

i sealthe deviated chamberand reachfor a strange attractorthat calls the lush if my gardenpristinefor need bites the handunseendiscernmentis not denialand some thingsare better left unreceivedfor i am aquamarinewhose skinyou stoleand i knowthe terminal worthof my woman’s soul ~ M.G. Iannucci 2020   Healing begins by saying “no”. Photo: Door to Freedom

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