Monthly Archives: July 2011

COMING TO GRIPS

STRING THEORY* Your teeth break on the body’s grief. Pain unjoints you, strips your bones and cracks your ribs. Loneliness, with its ocean cold, abandons you to a distant plane.   You have learned how to suffer.   Your mind, … Continue reading

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KINGDOM OF PAIN

I have an exotic malady, Behcet’s Disease. Behcet’s is an autoimmune disease whose main symptoms are mouth and genital lesions, chronic uveitis that can lead to blindness and other conditions. It has caused in me arthritis, maybe fibromyalgia, epididymitis and … Continue reading

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HUNTER: A GOLDEN RETRIEVER CARETAKER

I had planned on introducing myself in this post and explain why I have turned to blogging, but as you’d hear repeatedly in any writing class or group of authors working on their manuscripts together, “show don’t tell.” With that … Continue reading

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