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I have all Kinds of Addictions

I have food addictions, hobby addictions, and friendship addictions. They go in spurts and phases; no rhyme or reason, fed by an internal need. They start up without warning and last until they are over. I am a Gemini, so I blame them on my mercurial personality. I will eat only ham sandwiches with pickle relish every day for six years. Then not be able to look at bread, ham or pickle relish for eighteen more. An exaggeration? I wish. I discovered a love for painting accidentally. Within a month I was completing three canvases daily; and art show juried. Friendship addictions are difficult to explain, but I will do my best. I will find a friend whom I adore; once found I become a giant puppy. Following them home, lying at their feet, licking their faces. Exaggerating? No. They try to get rid of me sometimes; it never works. The end of an addiction does not come until my heart says “it is done.” When I get the “over” signal, I drop ham sandwiches, canvases and friends Over waterfalls, into garbage bins. I blame this onto my astrological sign. I am a Gemini; I am easily and quickly addicted to things. I am addicted to poetry today but that could die tomorrow....

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Date: 4/18/2020 3:54:00 PM
i hope your poetry addiction doesn't end, caren! i enjoyed this...
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 4/18/2020 8:16:00 PM
It will. Just a matter of boredom.
Date: 4/18/2020 12:40:00 PM
I was supposed to be a Gemini, but I was so stubborn I came out early, a Taurus. I'm hit or miss with Gemini, my sister is one ;), and do stay addicted to all the good things, xomo!
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Caren Krutsinger
Date: 4/18/2020 8:16:00 PM
I shall try.