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by SmileGRL
December 27th, 2010, 3:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tree Gazing
Replies: 3
Views: 492

Re: Tree Gazing

it seems to me we get these little breaks from real life some times (though it doesn't always seem voluntary. heh)...enjoy this one. may the trees bring peace of mind.
by SmileGRL
December 27th, 2010, 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: time flying???????
Replies: 14
Views: 1388

Re: time flying???????

yes it does. i guess age is literally what makes time go by faster since the length of a year, though the same as earlier years, feels shorter, the longer you've lived. when you're 2, then a year is half of your life and takes forever. but when you're 60, a year is only a 60-th of your life and thus...
by SmileGRL
December 27th, 2010, 2:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: some good news
Replies: 17
Views: 1347

Re: some good news

thanks jack. yeah, i guess it can be dangerous. unfortunately that job never panned out since my new social security number was doing a dance with me first showing up as invalid and then that it belonged to a deceased person. and when it was finally sorted out, they weren't hiring anymore. so i'm st...
by SmileGRL
December 22nd, 2010, 11:11 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday, Jack!
Replies: 20
Views: 1281

Re: Happy Birthday, Jack!

a very late happy birthday to you Jack! ...and what gifts you give us every day. may this next year be a good one for you.
by SmileGRL
December 22nd, 2010, 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AAAK!!!
Replies: 7
Views: 482

Re: AAAK!!!

sorry to hear about this. i am holding my thumbs for you.
by SmileGRL
December 22nd, 2010, 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: some good news
Replies: 17
Views: 1347

Re: some good news

thanks everyone.

and merry christmas to you and your families
by SmileGRL
November 24th, 2010, 10:42 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Foliage
Replies: 6
Views: 350

Re: Foliage

yes. the purpose is the journey. not the end. not the perfection. not the rules. the purpose is the experience. and the beauty of it all.

and even when we deviate, it is part of the beauty of the plan.

i like this lucy. thaNks for sharing.
by SmileGRL
November 24th, 2010, 10:30 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: n.e.s.t.
Replies: 11
Views: 571

Re: n.e.s.t.

miss lucy ...sometimes i get quite lost and desperate. i think the death of my brother (which broke my heart and left an unbridgeable hole in me), the not being able to be there with my family and the transitional period we're going through (although long awaited) just pushed me over the edge of sa...
by SmileGRL
November 24th, 2010, 10:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: some good news
Replies: 17
Views: 1347

Re: some good news

thanks everyone. artguy...i'm originally from south africa. we moved here 5 years ago when my husband got a job offer. doreen...i'm in ohio. isn't that right next door? would be great to meet sometime. thanks. i'm excited about the job. it's still very part time, but after 5 years of not being allow...
by SmileGRL
November 23rd, 2010, 11:44 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: Happy To Be Here
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: Happy To Be Here

beautiful
by SmileGRL
November 23rd, 2010, 11:40 am
Forum: Constantine
Topic: the fizz of it all
Replies: 14
Views: 554

Re: the fizz of it all

here's a ((hug)) mr. dino.

i love venting poems. they're therapeutic...cleansing. and usually honest to the bone. great job
by SmileGRL
November 23rd, 2010, 11:33 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: n.e.s.t.
Replies: 11
Views: 571

Re: n.e.s.t.

thanks jack and miss arcadia. and yes jack, sometimes people lash out because they're in pain. if you can recognize that (like you did), that's a little piece of compassion right there...for both of you. i've got some good news. shared it on the general forum (coz it's not a poem). all i can say is ...
by SmileGRL
November 23rd, 2010, 11:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: some good news
Replies: 17
Views: 1347

some good news

i just wanted to share some good news with you guys. our green card applications were approved. we should get it within the next 3 weeks. (yay!) and i got a part time job. it's seasonal and short term for now, but a foot in the door. i am SO grateful for all of this and all the awesome people that c...
by SmileGRL
November 19th, 2010, 11:13 am
Forum: Poetry
Topic: n.e.s.t.
Replies: 11
Views: 571

Re: n.e.s.t.

this year has been too long and i feel like i've been stretched too much. pushed. grow. pushed. grow. sometimes i want to say to the universe, "don't be so fricking rude and give me a chance to dust off my knees." some days i feel good and strong. and some days i melt into a puddle of sadness and pa...
by SmileGRL
November 18th, 2010, 3:14 pm
Forum: Poetry
Topic: n.e.s.t.
Replies: 11
Views: 571

n.e.s.t.

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nest. to crawl inside
and hide
blanket. i am raw
and naked. cover my insides
my mind. beats like a terrified bird
wings flutter. pressure
climbs my throat
fear. push. push it down. but
it streams. like tears down my face
i can’t. i. can’t. i
help me

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