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“Never What It’s Supposed to Be”: A Sermon

What follows is a sermon I gave at Towson Unitarian Universalist Church on Sunday, June 25, 2017.  Included here are two readings which were part of the service. “Yesterday’s just a memory, and tomorrow is never what it’s supposed to be.” –Bob … Continue reading

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How Babies Are Made (Day 19, 2017)

Day 19 of National Poetry Writing Month, and today’s prompt challenged us to write a creation myth poem. How Babies Are Made When two people  love each other like mommy and I do very much they get married and they think … Continue reading

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I Want to Know (Day 17, 2017)

This is NaPoWriMo’s 17th day. I Want to Know I want to know the answers to all of life’s pressing questions,  like what does it all mean and not only that but  why does it have to mean snything I want to … Continue reading

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For Mia, Whom I Love (Day 15, 2017)

My daughter Mia, adopted eight years ago today, will be nine in June. For Mia, Whom I Love You won’t remember it but your first post-adoption  poop happened while we napped on the sofa in suite 1504 of the Somerset … Continue reading

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Tom Called Again (Day 12, 2017)

It’s the 12th day of National Poetry Writing Month. Tom Called Again The fourth time today and the 21st of her  four days gone. Lonely more than possessive, he trusts her but fears fate, worries some random accident will take her  … Continue reading

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Family Portrait (Day 10, 2017)

The National Poetry Writing Month prompt for today involved creating a portrait. Family Portrait You sit just so in clothes you never wear as a woman who calls your family “yous” yells out directions, from behind a camera telling your daughter to  … Continue reading

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My Advice for Today’s Youth (Day 8, 2017)

Day 8 of National Poetry Writing Month arrives with a prompt asking us to use repetition in a poem. My Advice for Today’s Youth I got married at 20, and when I talk to kids, I tell them you should, too! Many … Continue reading

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