Tag Archives: Walden Pond

Losing her Over and Over Again

I sit at the traffic light watching the young girl in black stretch pants and sneakers cross the road with her mom. She has hair which almost reaches down to her waist. Some would call it blonde. To me it … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Life of a Sixteen Year Old…Learnt in Deep Water

The first thing I notice is that the water is cold. Colder than even two days ago. Perhaps this is good. For I bought into it with me a mesh of thoughts, loosely tied with strands protruding, like Dorothy‚Äôs scare … Continue reading

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