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I like to write, dance, create arty stuff and learn as much as I can about all sorts of things. I am someone who wants to do more. I have a lot of interests and not enough time to pursue them. Mostly I'm trying to figure out how to navigate my way through this existence. Writing helps me to read the map.
I live in Bloomington, Indiana and work at Indiana University. I've been in Indiana for 13 years and I'm still surprised that I live here.
If the two of us one day do part I’ll express no regret The world became more beautiful On the day we met Our souls composed a symphony Our bodies sang in harmony So if our pairing has to end My heart will keep you as a friend
I turned my face to the sky. It was blue (the sky, not my face). I wondered if any of the clouds were spaceships in disguise. You see, I listen to a lot of podcasts about things strange and paranormal I read The Mothman Prophecies. Did you know […]
We dance the dance again tonight You with all those arms legs Wrestling with the beat Me a glowing wiggling worm My moves produce a stifling heat You thrust, then shift, then slide I scream, electrified And when at last the dance is done That endless music rumbles […]
I stupidly fired up the old Twitter app this morning and got involved in a thread (reading not tweeting) about how a certain newly-elected Latina congresswoman used the wrong word when referring to the different parts of the federal government. Suffice it to say that a lot of […]
I have pledged many times to stick to one or two spare-time activities. I can’t do it. Last year I was obsessed with making digital art. I even had an art show in October. These days I’m not doing much art at all. Writing should be my main […]
Sometimes the mood shifts from fine to dark murky muck Without warning A room once bathed in yellow light grows ashen gray, then black as night Sometimes it’s a sweet sensation to wade and wallow in this damp, dank disposition Self-pity an inalienable right
I feel I’ve lived a thousand lives I wanted to write a poem about reincarnation. About the knowing I have that this life, in this body is just one of hundreds. Maybe one of thousands. I wanted to express, in verse, the joy of understanding that I am […]
I started doing yoga in the 80s when I bought the book, Raquel: The Raquel Welch Total Beauty and Fitness Program. I practiced on-and-off over the years and got a little bit serious about it when I lived in Champaign, Il and took an Iyengar class from Lois Steinberg. […]