Monthly Archives: December 2015


Not all her lovers had looks because you see they were books. Their rendezvous was the shelf where she’d clasp him to herself, then peek under the cover of her new paper lover. By the time she checked him out … Continue reading

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Has anyone had this experience?

About once a month, for a number of years now, I have woken myself in the morning by either the SOUND of three loud knocks, a phone ringing, a non-existent doorbell ringing, or my cell phone ringing.  This morning someone … Continue reading

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No author is an island …

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Tuesday Motivation

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(Free if you’re willing to accept a lot of them, that is.)  After publishing FALLOUT: A Survivor Talks to Incest Offenders, I’m left with a box full of research articles I xeroxed when writing my book. I’ll send them postpaid … Continue reading

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Soothing Poem

By Derek Walcott:   LOVE AFTER LOVE The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror, and each will smile at the other’s welcome and say, sit here. Eat. … Continue reading

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The Red Cat

When we named the new red kitten we didn’t realize the importance of cat names. In ignorance, we named him after his most frequently displayed behavior. We named him “Lil’ Rascal.” Later, when for a variety of reasons it seemed … Continue reading

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