An end and a beginning,a death and a life.Small-town mores,family values – and taboos —yell no!, demand perseverance.Still, another path exists,a frightful one, a path that feelslike failure, like not-good-enough.Yet I know I’ve tried for years,I’ve sacrificed my self-esteemon the […]

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Vague Senses

I vaguely sensed I was not being any too smart, but felt reassured as I was taking the whiskey on a full stomach. (Alcoholics Anonymous, page 36) Unfocused, imprecise thoughts,a mind meandering, exploringrabbit trails, drifting, blownwilly-nilly all over the place.So, is vague […]

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