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Thoughts about living with Mental Illness

I’m A Screamer

Cultural Blanket in a Dynasty of Wonder Blog space I’m a screamer, a birth process , no nonsense, screaming meemy of a screamer; a whiner, a whaler, a heel bangin,  foot stompin, head beatin, rollin around squirming and shoutin screamin … Continue reading

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Courtney’s View–March 12, 2012

I recently watched the 2006 movie Paris Je T’Aime, a gift given to me years ago that I had yet to watch. It is made of 18 different short vignettes about Paris directed by a variety of filmmakers. After the … Continue reading

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Un-Objective Correlative

                  Start with a fish, a tuna. No an anchovy.   A small, herringlike marine fish of the family Engraulidae, a European fish (Engraulis encrasicholus), widely used in appetizers and various dishes. … Continue reading

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Thoraxic Grids and My Voice

I went to two  poetry readings recently  and read some of my new work. It was satisfying because for the first time I felt that the poems were complete, done, didn’t need revisions–So I read them with conviction. I committed … Continue reading

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A Continuation of Ships that Carry the Dead

A Continuation of Ships that Carry the Dead.

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A Continuation of Ships that Carry the Dead

It’s not right. We hear that a lot lately in cultural conversations from every walk of life and every indoctrinated belief system.   Seemingly, these voices come from a random sampling or the latest poll of all the voices in our … Continue reading

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Un-Mental Ilness: Playing with Changes and Forms

The summer, moving too fast as usual, already produced a number of subjects for writing.  Plus Change.  Not what you’ve got left in your pocket after going to the  Quick trip, but real organically manufactured 🙂 Change which has in … Continue reading

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Incandescent Pole Vaulting

I was walking through the neighborhood surrounded by the thick air and listening to thoughts filled with rain and trouble, and I remembered the thought of not beauty but radiance and gratitude.  This is the flavor in the room and … Continue reading

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SuperVermilion

There’s something about nature that is soothing, primitive, & peaceful–that automatically removes most of the ratcheted up energy we wade through in our lives. The life wheel with its constantly changing colors from a super-clean linen existence to an intense … Continue reading

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Technology: Doggin’ My Steps!

Technology seems to be required any time a writer wants to expand from the written page syndrome or from the Microsoft Word Doc. habit to add visual images, links, widgets, gizmos, gravatars,  and all the other cute names they give … Continue reading

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