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happy community

“What do you mean, it was dysfunctional!  As long as you did exactly what she said, exactly how she said to do it, everything was fine!”  We laughed, talking about happy community, reminiscing.  Yes, those were the days. daydreaming I was daydreaming about other futures.  We were thinking about where it would be best to… Read More »

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nurturing

Been thinking a lot about nurturing.  What I give, and why–who I choose to support emotionally. quiet For the first half of my life, my goal was to stay quiet and dodge harm.  I was different from the people around me in what I needed, and my differences were not understood and respected.  So my… Read More »

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mantis on a sunflower

I was passing through our courtyard, stopped to say hello to some sunflowers.  Then I yelled with surprise, when I saw a mantis on a sunflower, in our garden. I went back inside the house to put down the laundry basket, wash my hands, and get my phone to take a picture.  Ming was on… Read More »

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apricot cousin

Hey, gmorning!  I’m working on a series of songs related to family.  I rapped a new one, Apricot Cousin.  I have the strong feeling I need to talk to my departed relatives, especially my cousin who died last year, and my dad. But it felt incorrect, as it’s spring.  I associate talking to the dead… Read More »

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what Ming thinks about

What Ming thinks about.  Hmm.  He self-reported, but I think he’s a bit mistaken.  I will now tell you what he thinks, actually, according to my guesses based on living with him for eight and a half years. my wellbeing Ming is the nicest person.  He is a really excellent spouse especially.  With other people… Read More »

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new Sufjan Stevens song Sugar

Hopefully an artist leads you to a new place.  Hopefully they take you by the hand and are kind to you.  I always think a good poem teaches me how to read it. Sufjan Stevens is my favorite, and I’ve let him lead me to some weird places.  He can do a lot of different… Read More »

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my peeps were bombed and all I got was this stupid blog post

Hey, guess what. My peeps who were bombed over in New Mexico–it’s disturbing. It’s not my past, but it affects me a lot. My mom’s mom dying at age 52 of lymphoma was not a chance thing. The government hurt a lot of people, said oops, and fled. Here’s some info about it. https://www.trinitydownwinders.com/ It’s… Read More »