from my brainpan

07 Jan 410 West Ormsby

When I was in my late twenties I had an apartment in a building in Old Louisville. Actually, I had two different apartments in that building, both on the second floor, the first much smaller than the second, but they were among my favourite apartments ever....

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29 Oct For you.

Back in 2010, when we were getting ready to send my poetry collection off to the printer, one of my editors/partners said "what about a dedication?" I spent a couple days deliberating and then sent her this: for?you. and you. you, you, you. And oh yes! You! She laughed at me....

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22 Oct Me. Too.

Oh. You too? Yah. Me too. It's a conversation I've had with many friends, many times. But the first time I talked about it, I was ice skating with one of my closest friends. Round and round the rink we skated,?slowly gliding across the ice. We were...

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08 Oct A handful of lemons.

It's inevitable. Some things are just disappointing. not how we envisioned. downright sad-making. It happens. Things don't always go the way we plan them. I'm pretty flexible. I go with the flow. But every one in awhile, I've met up with something that does not go quite...

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