Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Potter’s Workshop

Once upon a time I was gum… stuck to the sidewalk. I was grumbling about the sidewalk and sneering at the feet stepping on me, feeling sorry for my gum-like condition. But then a Potter came along. He lovingly scraped … Continue reading

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Paving Eden

“It is sad and ironic that two centuries of scientific and technological achievements seem to have convinced humanity that God has no part in the creation. Through study and genius, the greatest minds have touched the very edges of God’s … Continue reading

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Remorse and Forgiveness

A Review of Peter Meinke’s “Untitled In Peter Meinke’s untitled poem the speaker tells a guilt-laden apology for having broken his son’s spirit which had damaged his core sense of self-worth. Within the lines depicting the speaker’s abusiveness toward his … Continue reading

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Children Are Like Seeds

Stable Ground Children are like seeds…they grow according to the soil in which they are planted. If the ground [I provide] is unstable, they become wild and uncertain . Like tumbleweed, always adrift; never quite able to form solid roots … Continue reading

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A Story of Two Birds, Tahlula and Beru

A Story of Two Birds Two birds flew together toward the setting sun. One landed in a willow tree. The other flew onward. It was quite some time until that flying bird noticed the other was gone, for all he … Continue reading

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Post Modernism

As we’re driving along the highway I sit looking out the window at the scrolling landscape. And as I see each blinking cell tower I can’t help but think to myself how ominous they seem. I mean, somewhere hovering up … Continue reading

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Written Words of Past

Past: noun.; 1 a : time gone by b : something that happened or was done in the past 2 a : the past tense of a language b : a verb form in the past tense 3: a past … Continue reading

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Juggling for the Modern Woman

The Definition of Juggling For the average person, learning to juggle is a precarious and clumsy process. It is no more natural than a rhino attempting a hand stand. But the laws of gravity are pretty clear: what goes up … Continue reading

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What Is Success?

 “I didn’t fear failure. I expected failure.” –Amy Tan I realized a profound thought: I’m more afraid of success than failure. When I fail, I live up to the expectations and “I told you so” mindset of others. It is … Continue reading

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Honest Sentences

I don’t remember exactly when I began writing but for a long time I’ve known the more important question is why. I am someone who internalizes the outside world. As a child, I was for certain my own muse . I … Continue reading

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