Category Archives: Love

Old Man Fred –flash fiction for d’Verse

Although age and poverty had taken its toll,  when far away an interrupted cry woke him from his sleep, he shuddered.  He knew he lacked boundaries, was too easily empathic. That tendency had led him to  panhandling in the evening … Continue reading

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Clark Moustakas: Loneliness and Love

Increasingly, I have become painfully aware of the terribleness of most communication: of  people talking but not saying what they mean; of the contradiction  between the outward words and expressions and the inner meanings and messages; of people looking as if they … Continue reading

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Heart Connection: How I Help Myself To Calm My Moods, Reduce Anxiety, Still My Nerves, and Create Peace — A Re-blog

I admire your fortitude and love. Your meditation is more thorough than mine but I would like to share mine, on my page Relief-Refresh, under the photo titled Joy. Have you had to deal with anyone over your use of … Continue reading

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If you don’t wear your heart on your sleeve….

What do you do with it? Food for thought…

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The slight, unassuming fellow looked somehow familiar when he first visited our poetry group. He introduced himself as Larry, and then it clicked. “Larry Jageman!” I blurted. “Nan Mykel!” he replied. In group he was confronted over and over for … Continue reading

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SoCs Dew/do – Reblog

What a lovely soul you have.

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I Am Part Serpent

DID YOU KNOW? Please don’t think less of me, because it happened long ago, before I knew that serpents were inhuman. Rest assured that I will always keep my distance  from you and you will not be hurt by me.  

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