Nostalgia ....(part 11) - Trisha Sugarek's Blog

About Trisha Sugarek
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Bloggers PhotoAuthor, playwright, and poet, Trisha Sugarek has been writing for four decades.
She has enjoyed a thirty year career in theatre as an actor and director. Originally from Seattle, she has worked in theatres from coast to coast and her plays have been produced across this country and abroad.

She expanded her body of work, as a playwright, to include seven novels, two books of poetry, a group of children’s books and forty five stage plays. Her newest project is a murder mystery series: The World of Murder.
Available in paperback, e-Books and Audio books.

A few years ago Trisha traveled to Argentina to teach master classes on writing at a University outside of Cordoba. Her host professors are writing a book on learning English through action, using parts of Trisha’s writing.

Her web site is dedicated to the art of writing. Her blog appears two or three times a week and offers advice, encouragement and support to other writers.
Trisha’s plays and books can be found on her web site at: Trisha lives in Savannah, Georgia with her two golden retrievers, Rocky and Gus and her cat, Fiona.

Points of interest:

In March 2014 her stage play “Emma and the Lost Unicorn” was produced at the Villagers Playhouse in Somerset, NJ.

In June 2014, Moezart Productions in Phoenix, AZ will produce her children’s play, “Stanley, the Stalwart Dragon”.

Nostalgia ....(part 11)

Blog Posted:3/18/2017 1:05:00 PM

Nostalgia:  A Greek word meaning to Grieve, to Ache

Modern Dictionary a wistful or excessively sentimental yearning for return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition

I guess I’m the last person, on the planet,  to watch the series, MAD MEN.  I was so surprised; it’s my life as a (very) young  married housewife. I was treated (as seen in MadMen) like that as a woman. It’s hard to believe now and of course when it was happening, I didn’t know any better…..and the men in my life CERTAINLY DIDN’T!!!  That was my husband; me always asking for permission. Him handling the money, etc. Cheating on me. Demeaning my worth with tiny arrows and jabs. And the employers I had....


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Nostalgia ....(part 11)
Date Posted: 3/18/2017 1:05:00 PM
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Date Posted: 12/30/2016 8:16:00 AM
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Date Posted: 10/29/2016 8:09:00 AM
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Date Posted: 10/29/2016 8:07:00 AM
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Date Posted: 10/16/2016 9:03:00 AM
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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
3/28/2017 The Long Trail Free versecowboy,horse,
3/21/2017 Dear John Free verseabsence,devotion,forgiven
3/19/2017 Hank's World Free verseearth,political,
2/18/2017 perfect Haikunature,
2/8/2017 the great storm Haikunature,
11/11/2016 Cat Love -- Dog Love Free versecat,dog,humorous,love,pet
7/12/2016 A Chip Off the Old Bukowski Block Free verseage,betrayal,humanity,
5/29/2016 Ruin Haikuautumn,death,eulogy,
2/1/2016 Heart Free versegrief,heart,loss,love,uni
5/8/2015 Twenty-Five Free versecelebration,friendship,lo
4/29/2015 The Farm Free verseautumn,seasons,
9/11/2014 9-11 Remembered Haikubeautiful,courage,grave,h
6/8/2014 Journey Through Life Haikuhappiness,life,pain,
5/17/2014 The Ash Can Dramatic monologuebereavement,introspection
5/17/2014 The Wide Side of Drink Free verseaddiction,drink,
4/21/2014 Serpent and the Cranium Free versegrief,imagery,
4/21/2014 More About Rain Free verseafrica,earth,nature,rain,
4/21/2014 The Farm Free versefamily,farm,imagery,nosta
4/20/2014 Forever Love Haikuabsence,farewell,imagery,
4/17/2014 Passage to Beyond Free versedeath,grave,imagery,sorro
4/17/2014 The Woman Outside Free verselonging,love,metaphor,tim
4/17/2014 Rain Free versefun,funny,imagery,introsp
4/17/2014 Trampled Flower, Trampled Love Haikuemotions,flower,longing,l
4/15/2014 Pursuit of Happiness Free versefriendship,happiness,long
4/15/2014 Wind Horse Haikuhorse,nature,wind,
4/15/2014 The Garden Free verseflower,garden,morning,nat
4/14/2014 Twenty Five Free versebest friend,emotions,lost
4/14/2014 Seasons of the Sun Haikuimagery,light,nature,sun,
4/14/2014 Spring Birth Haikubird,imagery,nature,sprin
4/11/2014 Totems Free versedevotion,faith,inspiratio
4/11/2014 Joyful Canine Haikudog,joy,nature,
4/11/2014 Mountain Morning Haikumorning,
4/10/2014 Left Behind Free versedeath,longing,lost love,s
4/10/2014 Fragrance of Life Free verselife,senses,
4/9/2014 Barefoot Dream Free versebeach,death,farewell,grav
4/9/2014 Foggy Night Free versemetaphor,moon,night,sea,w
4/9/2014 Remembered Love Free versegrief,loneliness,longing,
4/9/2014 The Medicine Bag Free verseculture,inspirational,mys
4/9/2014 Farewell in the Rain Haikuabsence,longing,lost love
4/9/2014 Memories of the South Haikuhistory,slavery,symbolism
4/9/2014 Fall Opens the Door Haikuautumn,earth,imagery,natu
4/8/2014 Samurai Song, Haiku Haikuautumn,death,farewell,her
4/8/2014 Roar of Silence, Haiku Haikubird,earth,light,nature,
4/8/2014 Apocalypse Free versedeath,earth,world,

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