Category Archives: happiness

Her Name Begins with J

We were bad friends. She hung up the phone on me. I corrected her when she mis-sang song lyrics. We fought and spent too much time together. Even though she was short and plump and I was tall and flat, … Continue reading

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Today

That perfect warm air that giddy feeling it happens every spring and you try to remember what it’s like Shoulders unhunch arms expand under just a t-shirt It isn’t hot yet You dimly remember or remember remembering some day before … Continue reading

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Poem on April Fool’s Day, but true

Inspired by my poet friend Laurie MacDiarmid and in honor of Poetry Month, I am going to try to write a poem a day this April.  Here is my first. I don’t write poetry. It’s 9:51 pm and my 12 … Continue reading

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Maybe It is the Snow

Today I am inexplicably happy.  I think maybe it’s the snow, lightly flurrying, only sticking here and there, making me feel like I want to feel on Christmas.  But everything seems to please me this late November day, even things … Continue reading

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Facebook Photo Album

The happiness jumps out.  The experience was chaotic, stressful.  Eliza full of complaints, Lena full of angry sass.  “Did you see the Chrysler building?”  “She has eyes!” “I want to go back.” An artistic shot of most of a Macy’s … Continue reading

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