Category Archives: three breaths

The Mug

The mug…the other day, I finally, for the first time ever, used the mug. It was a present from my cousin Denny. We all received one from him along with other gifts from his sojourn to Hong Kong when he … Continue reading

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Small stone: eggnog

Thick, creamy liquid (the color of fresh-churned butter) in crystal tumbler, Rich with a touch of nutmeg (and auld lang syne).   -nancy brady, (updated 2016)

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Annie’s Apology

Another short story from the archives. Hopefully, a few new stories like Flying Lessons will be written and posted. In the meantime: Annie’s Apology In fifth grade it seems as if girls and boys go through a stage where they … Continue reading

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Flying Lessons

Flying Lessons: An Annie Story Annie always had vivid dreams, many of them nightmares that included being chased by nebulous horrors including spiders. One dream, in particular though, was so pleasant, so exciting that it spilled into her daytime. Even … Continue reading

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Rebel Girl: a small stone poem

Rebel Girl Shorts and a pink t-shirt worn by young girl Glittery sequins on shirt “Rebel Girl” At age five, What does she have to rebel against? Or is this empowerment?   A true rebel girl wouldn’t wear a sign. … Continue reading

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Haiku…a small stone poem

Another WordPress account, Hedgerow Poems, has published a few of my poems over the past year or so. The editor is taking a well-deserved vacation after weekly posts; however, the archives of her blogs are worth checking out, but I … Continue reading

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Haiku? Senryu?

This pedometer geek must admit that I can’t always tell whether the haiku I write are really haiku or senryu. (Haiku is nature-based; the other is more human-based.) For me, it is a moment, a glimpse of something that affects … Continue reading

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