Poetry, Poetry and Prose, Susans Soul, Susans Soul Thoughts

Her Choices

Her Choices The road she travels weekly from country home, four tires crunching the turn in the road to town The pattern grueling as she spends five in the city, then home for two and time with her baby, her mom. Times were hard in 1949, choices even harder. Notice the droop in her shoulders… Continue reading Her Choices

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Poetry, Poetry and Prose, Susans Soul, Susans Soul Thoughts

Abuse Poetry – Dreams of Childhood

Tonight, I share some more abuse poetry. My memoir was on hold for over 6 weeks as I could not type very easily with my broken hand in a cast and was relegated to one or two fingers on my iPhone. But now the cast is off and I can continue to work on the… Continue reading Abuse Poetry – Dreams of Childhood

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Treasure Hunt

I happened on this poem, Photograph of My Room, tonight, after a treasure hunt on Google Search. The poet, Carolyn Forché, received the Academy of American Poets Fellowship, given for distinguished poetic achievement, in 2013.She is the author of four books of poetry: Gathering The Tribes, The Country Between Us, The Angel of History, and Blue Hour. Carolyn also has… Continue reading Treasure Hunt

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Poetry: The Soulless Writer

It's time for another poem from my archive of sexual abuse poetry that will be used in my memoir. Today, I chose this poem, originally written 10 months ago, after about an hour of revision because I felt that the poem was not soulless enough, so to speak. Here is the revised version. The Soulless… Continue reading Poetry: The Soulless Writer