Author Archive: bluesage63

The Stress Test

They had her strip to bare her chest She lay upon a table The lights were bright Her pulse was racing Too much too soon sheer panic when two women stood above To rub and cleanse her The cuff so tight upon her arm Their faces stern and cold as ice While gluing leads upon …

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the veil

what lies beyond the veil that shrouds our minds from memories and thoughts best left behind like the dense fog lying low in the valley the thought just barely out of reach the creation of the veil is not easily forsaken besides, there really is  no purpose now for clarity and the pattern has been …

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One Heart.. by Tara Eberle and Iridesense “inside,everybody’s got ONE heart”

One Heart is all about diversity, and acceptance.
It explores the reality of our differences. We all look differently on the outside. Different hair color, skin color, eye color. We even like different things. That’s not what’s most important. If you look at who we truly are, at our core, we are all the same. We need to spread this message to children, and to the world. Especially now when everyone is taking sides. Politically, religiously, etc. We are a muticultural world. Our differences on the outside make us unique, but our hearts need to be unified. One heart.

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Mom’s Pearls

Mom’s Pearls My sister turns 70 this year.  I want to give her something special because it’s a milestone year, and she is very dear to me.  I have our mother’s pearls.  They ended up with me because she lived in my home the last 9 months of her life before her death.   That was eight …

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Why Survivors Don’t Speak

Originally posted on Dating Tips for the Feminist Man:
Why don’t survivors speak? It’s not just for the reasons you think. Let’s take a journey inside the brain and nervous system of a woman or trans person experiencing serious gendered violence. First, let’s visit Broca’s Area Broca’s Area is a furl of neural matter in the…

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Mothers Weep While Children Sleep

The place where I carried you aches although only a cavern now. your heart my heart your blood my blood your eyes my eyes crying useless tears      

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the lion sleeps tonight

the voice so loud the words cut deep another night of restless sleep unless you are the lion      

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Originally posted on Barking In The Dark:
Yesterday, laundries in and around our nation’s capital – as well as those of the very finest hotels, were kept buzzing deep into the early morning hours in a feverish attempt to get all the necessary sheets laundered, starched, and ironed, in order that the many delegates to…

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Happy 6th Birthday ..

reminders of your mama when I look at your face she was 6 happy and full of all the imaginings of a little girl she had dolls and stuffed animals as friends.. just like you.. then three days after her 6th birthday I had to tell her “daddy’s gone to heaven” he didn’t make …

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free bird

you were always beautiful yet did not see yourself as such never forgetting the mother who pulled on your nose when she came to visit you in the “Home “. Or the job you were given to sweep the stairs because you were “stocky”. Then it was the man who mocked the crafts that you …

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Leigh's Life Lessons

I write to find my answers, to search my soul, to make my life more meaningful.

Teri's Sketch Journal

Just having fun.

Subdued Flamboyance

Paradoxes of Life

Heart's Table

Love feeds & nurtures. Love is Life. Love the Lord.


A great site



The Breton Bird

Fashion. Beauty. Lifestyle

Simply Cornish

Celebrating Life One Day at a Time

Good Music Speaks

A music blog written by Rich Brown

Mithai Mumblezz

Thinks and again mumbles!!

Logical Quotes

60's flowerchild,herbalist,dreamer, seeker of truth,activist,crone,someone's lover

musings from a musical mind

60's flowerchild,herbalist,dreamer, seeker of truth,activist,crone,someone's lover

Natalie Breuer

Natalie. Writer. Photographer. Etc.

A Word about Me

by Hina Khan Palwasha


Pencil sketches and colors of life in line drawing with inspirational poetry

storytime katie

one librarian's journey into storytimeland

Reject Reality

The world as I see it, according to myself.

The Last Of The Millenniums

Just because it always has been, doesn't mean it always will be

Of life she writes.

A girl's journey to finding herself.


addiction mental health stigma

Eléctrica in the Desert

News, photos, stories, and trouble from the borderland


My journey - The good, bad and the ugly

The Fifth Column

"News and views from around the world"

long story, short

home of 'for good measure' and other visits

A Day In The Life

People, Places, Nature, LIFE!

Art in the Catskills

by Simona David

Elan Mudrow

The Ridges of Intertextuallity

Helpful articles to improve your own nature and landscape photography explorations. You will also see stunning landscape and nature photographs created by award winning landscape and nature photographer Melissa Fague.

Awais Khan

Lost souls and arranged words


Its all about me that I you all can let me know


All the birds and sharks have started to sing.

Thoughts of the Fallen

A collection of nonsensical words thrown together

sheila sea

like thalassic velvet


Smile! You’re at the best site ever


The Cricket Pages

No Milk Today

Allergy or Food Intolerance: Delicious Dairy-Free Recipes, DIY & more :)

Daniel Pátaro

cinema, exploração e fotografia

Iona the Iconic

Poetry Blog - Your daily dose of angst

KAYOGA Brescia

A.S.D Affiliata C.S.A.In Ente di promozione sportiva riconosciuto dal coni


Pulakesh Upadhyaya's personal blog.

A Buick in the Land of Lexus

fresh hell trumps stale heaven

Chitra's Healthy Kitchen

Recipes for healthy living

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