Category Archives: talismans


I set this thing up, from its very conception (note the word choice) to be a gestation.  I gave it an eight-and-a-half-month timeline, with a clear date of when I could expect it to be over.  As I’ve mentioned before, … Continue reading

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Stage fright

My plan for tonight’s post, since I rode my bike all morning and worked all afternoon/evening, was just to follow up on last night, and post more college poetry. Then I started flipping through my books and thinking I sounded … Continue reading

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J’veux aller chez moi

Just when I think I’ve come so far since my miscarriage – or even since I started writing about it – something reminds me of the ways I’ll always be affected.  Like this afternoon, when I was catching up on Grey’s … Continue reading

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In my therapy session this afternoon, we kept coming back to the subject of walls. As in, I have them put up everywhere. I had explained my friends’ visualization suggestions to my therapist, and she suggested we might try walking … Continue reading

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Whatever, whatever

On the way home from the bar the other night, Doug started telling his aunt and uncle about some of our play-wedding fantasies. “We’re gonna do breakfast for dinner,” he said.  “And she has this gay friend who would totally … Continue reading

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