People,Paulo, Perspective

Paulo Coelho wrote- “No one loses anyone, because no one owns anyone. That is the true experience of freedom and loyalty.” These words stuck a chord with me and I  pondered the depth and scope of what it means to lose, to own, to love, to understand and to have freedom. It wasn’t enough for…

Walking Papers

Now that I know I’m not wanted anymore it’s all I can do  not to take everything down off the walls roll tissue paper around the things I’ve collected  pack the boxes stack them one by one take all the paintings the pictures and the words stack them together  tie the string on tight sit…

 Dazzled and Reflective

I read a poem the other day sent to me by a far away friend and the words etched themselves into my heart let me be dazzled, absolutely dazzled and then reflective by the beauty of the things I see the tiny fireflies lighting up my sky the big brown eyes that twinkle with sheer…

Deaf and Blind

I’ll just come right out and say it as clear as I can.   I’m deaf and blind. I was told, “Jeanna’,don’t be blinded.” because I disagreed with several women in a post about knowing the heart of another person. Well, when well-meaning, holy rollers start quoting scripture and verse, claiming to know what the “real…

Glow

If only I could see me the way you see me everything would be different I keep the lights on because the darkness hides your lips and I can’t,  for the life of me,  understand a word you say But the same light  that lets me see to read shows everything  I wish I could…