Category Archives: Reflection

Figments Of My Heart

Summer heart purging, it’s like spring cleaning, but the summer haze softens reflection edges without the sweat inducing labour. If you’ve a chance to sit back for a bit with your memories and you’ve grown enough with them to have … Continue reading

Posted in Haiku, Life, Micro Poetry, micropoetry, Personal Growth, Photos, Poetry, Reflection, Tanka, Uncategorized | Tagged | 19 Comments

Hey 2017, I’ve Been Waiting For You Forever!

Last month I was sent a note reminding me about the kindness or kick-in-the-ass power of Karma. Interestingly, it was a topic I ended with last year. I guess I was meant to review it again. However you want to define Karma, … Continue reading

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I Would Die For My Words, But I’ll Stand For My Superpower

“Why are you speaking out so much? You’re going to get hurt”. Going to get hurt? I’ve been hurt my whole life, what don’t I already know about hurt?  I’ve been hurt deeply enough to have died.  Literally.  (Life skillz … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Indigenous Peoples, Life, love, Opinion, Purpose, Reflection, Storytelling, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 19 Comments

Emotional Liquid Bugs, Floating Upon Haiku Tension

Water nymph skimming Measuring the surfaces Of her jealousy Old wasp sits & sips Watching for validation Of her loyalty Hydrometridae Sought win by claiming waste Loses face for it RL Just a little light-hearted fun in the middle of intense … Continue reading

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Monday Blues and Champagne

…And so I got a little bit drunk on a Monday afternoon…. It was just a little bit too much to deal with, all the bad news of the fall… It was just a little bit too much. No, I … Continue reading

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Ever Been Properly in Love?

During his first year on CNN, TV Host Piers Morgan always asked his guests, “Have you ever been properly in love”?  Of course that always got his guests wondering or reminiscing, and so, I did too.  Forgive me a few … Continue reading

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Class, The ‘80s are Dead, & Now We’re All in the Service Industry

What if your job was used as an example for what not to be when you grow up? Imagine that – your job served up as a warning for what you will end up if you don’t do well in school. This recently happened to a friend of mine. He didn’t hear this warning firsthand. The class that did was attended by his daughter. Now, imagine that.

It’s probable her teacher had best of intentions to motivate the students, and even my friend acknowledged that. He also said, good thing his daughter has thick skin, but even so, she felt compelled to apologize for the ignorance of others. As a parent, you would think about your child in that class at that moment, then you’d be taking measurement of your own skin depth.

People in – generally accepted as respectable- careers, might breathe a little sigh of relief at Continue reading

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