Category Archives: Stories from the Mind

Acceptance Can, Last into, Eternity

An EMPATH here, on experiencing the pains of oneself, as well as, others, translated… To This Very Day, I’d, Firmly Believed, that Those Who are Willing, to Accept How Others Feel, it’s Something Rare, and Precious……… Having a blood phobia, … Continue reading

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In a Prison of, Silence…

In a prison of, silence, you lived, there was, NO sky roof, no light that comes in, you’re, in the, utter darkness, surrounded by, silence… In a prison of, silence, you will, DIE, and, nobody’s, gonna, give a flying FUCK … Continue reading

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Becoming, a Gentler, Caretaker

From the perspectives, of a bystander, who may NOT know the whole story, translated… “Didn’t you cry of aches and pains a lot at home?  How come the moment we’re in the hospital, it’s, all gone away?”, in the waiting … Continue reading

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Left Her Glass Slipper, Inside that Pumpkin Carriage…

As Cinderella run like hell, out of the ball, as the clock struck twelve, she’d, barely, made it, and, as the pumpkin carriage took her away, it started, metamorphosing, BACK to that pumpkin again… To escape, from being, “swallowed whole” … Continue reading

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Manmade Clouds, a Poem

Air pollution, smog, slowly, taking over, our living space, suffocating us slowly, translated… As the Weather Became So Heated The Dogs Stuck Out Their Tongues The Clouds Also, Started, Baking Up The White, Fluffy Clouds, Looking Like Broccoli or Cauliflower … Continue reading

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As the Weather Turned Cooler & Autumn Closes in

How retired elderly service persons are still, quite active, sharing their lives, in a nursing home, translated… That day, as I received a call from, He, a female friend, the who’d served on the entertainment committee, she invited me to … Continue reading

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Come, Sit on My Knees…

Come, sit on my knees, he’d told her as a child, and, she’d, hopped toward him, and, climbed, into his lap… Come, sit on my knees, became this, ritual they’d, come to share, and, as she got older, whenever he’d … Continue reading

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Someone Who Held Out an Umbrella for Me

An experience that’s, touched this woman, because nobody who’d come before this man, had ever been, so very, thoughtful, or considerate, translated… As I was going somewhere one day, there was a building that was getting its outer walls cleaned.  … Continue reading

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We Danced

You held me, in your arms, and I started, hearing music sounding off, and we danced, that slow dance… We danced, but that was, as far as it get, because I will, always keep you outside of these doors of … Continue reading

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The Pressures of Life from After the Retirement

As empty nest H-I-T-S, retirement makes you even busier, translated… People told me, that after they retired, they got to sleep until they wake in the morn, so, how come, I’d had a ton of things troubling me regularly, and, … Continue reading

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