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“The people who pretend that dying is rather like strolling into the next room always leave me unconvinced.
Death, like birth, must be a tremendous event.”
~ J. B. Priestley

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“Throw your heart over the fence and the rest will follow”
~ Norman Vincent Peale

H O L D

The fights we prepare for must also be against battles some will say are not ours.
~ V

C O N D I T I O N I N G

We must protect the skin of our babies, and in summer, the responsibility of tempering their exposure to heat becomes magnified. But as they get older, I find sunscreen a metaphor asking me to teach them not to be fearful of life’s rays that they not restrain themselves from swimming in the oceans of their rawness.
~ V

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A N E M O I

“How did Nathan die?” Mom had been sleeping soundly and was awoken by that question asked by her daughter.  Her …

M E S S Y

She has one friend in the traditional sense, the gal she went to high school with. She doesn’t really consider …

P A P E R

When I think of him it’s easy to write.  It’s because he is everywhere such that I find inspiration in …

A F L O A T

Carrying children on our backs is not only visual art but reality…

L O V E S P L I T

It is time to prepare dinner but I’m tired and the children have digitally shape-shifted Though admittedly I’m not far …

E N D U R E

Sometimes Mum thinks of Dad and while something deep inside of her knows he’s not responsible for the sad state …