the numbers

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nowadays, to my ears, the news casters sounds like adults in Charlie Brown’s world:

wah wah wah, wah wah, wah wah wah

my brain jumps off the couch and although i see their mouths moving

 my heart aches deeply and hums fragmented songs with its fingers in my ears

there is a vast realm of my psyche that can only wait

just breathe, send out love and wait

but the numbers………they speak loud and clear

and register on every level

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Sending out prayers and Love to All of You who are in the thick of this. I am so sorry for all You are going through and all of Your losses….there simply aren’t adequate words. Please know You are held in the world’s heart and so much Love surrounds You even if it doesn’t feel like it right now.

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retirement party

I hereby interrupt life in general to bring absolute silliness to You. I present my circus mind on overdrive:

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retirement party

i’ve been deep in love with exclamation points

i splash them everywhere

they cover all my comments and i wear them in my hair

they end up in our soup at night and curl up in our bed

my poor man can barely breathe as some are on his head!

always in groups of 3s i strew them out like happy candy

i mean each and every one of them cuz y’all are so darn dandy!

but i’m pulling back, i’ve thought it through and just one is enough

(yep….i’m swallowed up by silliness since all news now is rough)

my enthusiasm hasn’t waned, but now i will be spare

it may just save internet juice, there will be more to share!

my fingers will be well relaxed, my keyboard will last longer

but know my admiration for all Y’all do never has been stronger!!!

(Doggonit! There I go again!)

🤣

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I now return You to Your regularly scheduled everything. Cheers All! Stay safe!!! (“Stay safe” deserves 3 exclamation points so we’ll let that one ride!

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i got published and didn’t realize it happened!!!

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Too fun and funny! There’s a wonderful website called Visual Verse. They post a picture the first day of every month with a challenge to submit a 50 – 500 word short story about it. You have to write on their “submit” page and are given one hour in which to do so. The opportunity to play along exists for 15 days, so bop on over if You’re in the mood! They publish up to 100 entires each go round. I tried it a year or so ago and never heard anything so figured I didn’t get published.

Yesterday I loved the pic they sent for March and submitted a 100 word story. This time around I realized they don’t contact people who get published. You have to keep checking the site out. So in looking to see if my new story got published I found my old one had gotten published all those months ago! You can read it published with their cool picture that inspired it at virtualverse.org, or with my own, MUCH after the fact artwork below. Yay!!! I wildly encourage everyone to give Visual Verse a shot. It’s sooo fun! And Thanks Tre (she’s a wonderful writer who has been published there a few times!) for putting them on my radar!!!

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SPROUTED

by Katy Boyer

I can’t remember who said what. It’s all a little crazy-dancy in my mind; blurred inside too many colors and memories that want to impose. He said/she said is too basic. The clock couldn’t stop laughing at our impasse. But right in the middle of a moment that leapt out of silence born from exhaustion; a seed was planted. A seed of love. The real thing. Not lust or want or need or manipulation or tit for tat. The absolute REAL thing. And over time it grew in the moments of laughter, kisses, silliness and gratitude in wonderful pockets when we were truly plugged in. Thank God. Oh, THANK GOD. Now we roam free within the forests of one another. Our indulgences, when ridiculous, merit an eye roll at best and a space in which to stew. But that incessant, “I’m right and You are an idiot and You this and You that and blah Blah BLAHHHHHH!!!!!!!” has chocked on a twig of truth.

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just a slice…

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just a slice

me you fuzzy silly four legged eight legged human or not

effervescent floating sweetly stomach in a knot

easy flowing well known going ancient or brand new

whatever holds your heart today i wish much love to you!!!

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Beautiful People!!!

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you’re delicious & nutritious!!!

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you're delicious & nutritious!

Taking a break from blogland to paint my brains out and tend to life was a great idea. Had been feeling overwhelmed but now my life ducks are all in a row and WOW! I got  a lot of painting done! Completed 4 pieces. 4 more are very close to being done and I’ve started 2 others that I’m very excited about. 3 brand new pieces sit in the wings waiting to be sanded/prepped and begun; but they have already made their presence known in my heart! Very exciting!!!

I missed the camaraderie of blogland. For whatever reason I remain a lone wolf in my artistic community here; haven’t plugged in anywhere. So blogland and all You artists of SOOOO many expressions and SOOOO many ways of being are my community….and how very blessed am I!!! It’s incredible to buzz around and see so many lovely people from all over the world gifting their hearts, souls, art of many forms, humor, poetry, stories, struggle, lives, vulnerability, crazy poignant/beautiful inspiration, support and LOVE so freely!!!

I hope You All know how deeply You touch lives with Your gifts. From the simplest post to the wonderfully silliest post to the deeply profound!!!

Thank You from the bottom of my heart for making me (and everyone!!!) know we’re not alone on this journey, for reminding us of the preciousness of everything, for teaching  crazy cool science, and for opening our hearts all the more and pouring in serious joy!!! Kindred Spirits All!!!

Peace out, Rock on, Happy New Year and CHEERS!!!

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gone painting…

taking off a while

paints, life and downtime calling

Thank You All for ALL!!!

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