Isolated, insulated, ignored –
islands we are not –

relationships define us –
we dance,

stories grown
from love,

Yearning for love’s
reciprocity innate –

to delight in discovery,
sludge through pain,
emerge stronger

markers of existence.

(Revisiting older pieces with a new eye.  Existence first appeared July 2013.)


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Permission to write, paint, and imagine are the gifts I gave myself when chronic illness hit - a fair exchange: being for doing. Relevance is an attitude. Humour essential.

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