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An Affective Disorder, the Doctor Said
No, Freddie can’t say he mourned when his father died and his father’s third wife found Freddie's number and gave him a call to give him the news. His father had been responsible, worked hard,...

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Categories: grandparents, anxiety, mental illness, , 8th grade, ,
Form: Prose



Millie's Christmas Wish
Millie's Christmas Wish
Winter Vacation was coming
The kids were all set
They were thinking of Christmas
And the gifts they would get

But, Millie sat waiting
Thinking of nothing but snow
Watching the class clock
That was moving so slow


They did arts...

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Categories: grandparents, 5th grade, adventure, america, childhood, christmas,
Form: Epic
Premium Member CareGivers Among Us
To receive care
that best meets your needs,
and also,
by the way,
everyone else's too,
we look first
to where and when we have given such care
since our original longest reborn journey
down Mom's birth canal,
prepared just in time for our...

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Categories: grandparents, care, caregiving, happiness, health, immigration, love, wisdom,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Ending in a Deadly Minor Key
So here's my question for this dawning day,
like a WinWin ruminating message in a bottle
floating through a LoseLose climate sea
felt still foggy from last night,
some mysterious how now;

One of many
health related strategic WinLose issues
tuning out...

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Categories: grandparents, anger, anti bullying, dark, fear, green, grief,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Uncle Eldon
Now that I am old,  I see more clearly through my mind's eye, than I did in my youth, all those special people who played such a wonderful part in my life.  Among...

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Categories: grandparents, dedication,
Form: Narrative



Me
I was born to be a survivor and a fighter.
That's why I became a writer.
As a child the physical abuse I endured.
Being a baby it was pretty absurd.

The child of recovering addicts.
Even one that still...

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© Erica Berg  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandparents, absence, abuse, addiction, anger, depression, drug, how
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Jesus Told Me
Jesus taught and lived
Those who follow the Way
Truth
Life, rather than punishing death,
would be known
by our love,
especially for our enemies.

He did not say, or live,
Those who punish themselves and others with death threats
and war planning
and technology...

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Categories: grandparents, community, culture, health, history, integrity, love, peace,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Zero Heroes
Each Zen ZeroSoul
invites a sacredly unique understoried purpose,
enthymematic matriotic meaning
through nurturing Health-Wealth Consciousness.

ZenSoul identity
heroic voice
shadow sacred
yin-suppressed
among LeftBrain Dominant
adolescent RedStates,
monocultural extraction planners.

Red or Blue
and Green 
between
depths of social Turquoise personality
for outdoor aquatic conversations,
ebbs and flows,
eggs and...

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Categories: grandparents, caregiving, earth, humor, integrity, nature, religion, spiritual,
Form: Political Verse
The Easter Egg Hunt
I don't know how it started

But it's an annual event

But I don't think that an egg hunt

Is the best way to present

The story of our saviour

Chocolate eggs you go and find

I don't think that's the...

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Categories: grandparents, candy, chocolate, easter, family, funny, garden, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The ParaTOTALLYNormal
The problem with trying to prove clairaudience, clairsentince, out-of-body, and Near Death Experiences to a Mudblood is not as simple
as it could have been.
Is it because Para-science is totally unsubstantiated?
Not in MY family.
Scientifically un-sound?
Sure, by...

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Categories: grandparents, adventure, cute, emotions, encouraging, fantasy, feelings, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PART ONE - A Gunshot Wound to the Heat - A short story from my memoir
GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE HEART 


From a two-room schoolhouse high on a hill over the Fundy Bay, I sat at an old wooden desk daydreaming. The ink stains and etchings which were dug deep into...

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Categories: grandparents, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member UnWoven Memories
I grew up and out on a four family-owned,
and cooperatively-organized,
extended matriarchal farm.

Four interdependent 1940s through 1970s patriarchally managed businesses,
without substantial questions about who should wear pants,
yet with a surprising matriarchal cooperative understory.

The boxers outnumbered the...

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Categories: grandparents, culture, family, farm, happiness, health, political, usa,
Form: Prose Poetry
Row Houses
Newfoundlanders can row, you should see some of'em go,
when they puts a punt on a pond. 
But I don't like this mess, all this Race foolishness,
I'd never seen so much goings on.

If you wants to...

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Categories: grandparents, courage, funny, hero, uplifting,
Form: Ballad
Rewind
Rewind
By Julia Shaw

At seventy-two my life has been so very fine,
That I'd like to push a button and just rewind.
I'd go back to my wedding day so exciting
And marry again the man I found so...

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© Julia Shaw  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandparents, appreciation, child, daughter, life, nostalgia, time, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ecology of Sacred Earth
Reading Csikszentmihalyi again,
whose last name would be Csikszenti,
if Mihaly, his first name,
need not also bring up the rear of his family name,
which has nothing to do with anything that follows,
I am sure you are already...

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Categories: grandparents, earth, environment, health, political, psychological, spiritual,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member PART TWO- Gunshot Wound to the Heart- a short story from my Memoir - A journey of Roses and Thorns
It was a hot summer day.  Harry had stopped by Grandma's house and offered to take the two little girls down to the store and treat them to an ice-cream cone.  Grandma, thinking...

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Categories: grandparents, nostalgia,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Road Trip
Time for a road trip, my  dad, mom and us three kids all packed into our old station wagon. I guess it wasn't so old but it sure seemed that way at the time....

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Categories: grandparents, memory,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Common Cold
Achooo!
It begins, almost always, with a sneeze, 
Which, in some cultures, 
Invites blessings, 
But, in some others, a curse,
As it’s held to be ominous!
Blessing or curse, soon the frequency
And the decibels increase—
Incredibly, irritatingly, inconveniently, and...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandparents, funny, irony, philosophy, psychological, , cute,
Form: Free verse
BIOGRAPHY Mark Hurlin Shelton
Mark Hurlin Shelton is a Poet from Cape Town South Africa, born in October 1967. He was raised by his grandparents in Three Anchor Bay, near Sea Point, where he attended his first schools: Ellerton...

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Categories: grandparents,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member TransGenerate Roots
My grandparents' grandparents,
all sixteen,
digging roots through cultural meristems,
young adults,
adolescents during Time's 1880's,
post Civil War birth of Sir James Crow monoculture.

What would we name this self-hatred,
this lack of compassion and gratitude for help
for human nature's lavish...

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Categories: grandparents, culture, gender, history, nature, philosophy, racism, time,
Form: Free verse
Something He Sees While Praying
I have an old friend who was told some time ago he had six months to live. We live far apart now and he told me about this in an email shortly after the doctor...

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Categories: grandparents, god,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Eye Contact
What is love?
A sea of nonexistence
both tranquil and calamitous
where the mind
does not dare enter.
(Rumi, M. Mafi, "Day By Day", p. 120, 2014, Hampton Roads)

What is timeless synergy?
Our sea of coexistence
both confluent and dissonant
where blind consciousness
seldom...

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Categories: grandparents, adventure, destiny, nature, philosophy, psychological, science, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wisdom to Survive
When will we gain the wisdom to survive
this disturbing 
degenerate
NegativEnergy
adolescent denialism
of fascist climate-bullying tendencies
toward shrieking violence
at silent displaced victims,
creating rivers of homeless 
multi-degenerating non-thriving refugees?

Where are the all growed up
nurturing regenerate adults
in our capital cities?

On...

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Categories: anxiety, caregiving, grandparents, health, integrity, peace, youth,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Bigger than You Think
Bigger than YOU Think

The internet, 
is large... indeed. 
It starts here and never ends. 
It just starts over somewhere else. 

In the beginning AOL, 
time spent waiting to connect. 
Now we sail across the sea,...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: grandparents, addiction, allah, america, angel, appreciation, assonance, august,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Degrees of Separation
The story of my unique biosystem
goes back,
as does yours,
through six degrees of separation,
each with its own dominant culture,
tincture,
color,
taste and feel.

Feedback loops began with rainbows
and tidal streams ebbing and flowing
and lunar
and solar cycles.

Looping back in spirals
of...

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Categories: grandparents, happiness, health, history, integrity, peace,
Form: Free verse