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    2 September Lessons Learned
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    I sit on other people’s porches and Here’s What Scares Me

    I sit on other people’s porches originally published in John’s collection “dig it”
    3 October "Life is a Mystery"
    October 17, 2018

    Lipstick: a Love Story

    Jimmy was getting old. He knew he was and he didn’t mind, he kept forgetting…
    5 December Making Family
    December 14, 2018

    Charlie

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    6 January Coming Home to Yourself
    January 7, 2019

    The Most Important Promise I Ever Kept

    “No more. Not ever,” I’d said. Years of warnings, threats, tears, and promises had not…
    2 September Lessons Learned
    September 14, 2018

    Quality of Life and Iftar Ghazel

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    2 September Lessons Learned
    September 26, 2018

    The Most Important School Rule

    Our new Central School for forms seven and eight was an exciting big school. The…
    6 January Coming Home to Yourself
    January 21, 2019

    Accepting the Joy

    As I enter my seventh year of widowhood and the first month of the New…
    3 October "Life is a Mystery"
    October 12, 2018

    Solitaire & To the Past— After Visiting the Rutgers Geology Museum

    SOLITAIRE In the days before I fell sick I dreamed of myself as a child,…
    6 January Coming Home to Yourself
    January 14, 2019

    My Call Home

    I celebrated my 19th birthday in London. It was May 1966, the end of my…
      5 December Making Family
      December 21, 2018

      Someday

      Someday, she would come with the lamp and say it is all I have Someday, I would stand below that…
      6 January Coming Home to Yourself
      January 7, 2019

      The Most Important Promise I Ever Kept

      “No more. Not ever,” I’d said. Years of warnings, threats, tears, and promises had not changed him, not really. And…
      5 December Making Family
      December 14, 2018

      Charlie

      When I was a child my father was a tower of strength to me, his body was gnarled but strong,…
      5 December Making Family
      December 30, 2018

      Baltimore

      Do you recall? The three of you Were somewhat small, your brother but A tell-tale throb within my fast Approaching-forty-year-old…

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