It’s two in the morning as I write this. Wide awake. After five years of progressive addiction to sleeping drugs, I’ve “completed ” a 60 day withdrawal program, taking the last of it two days ago. At age 67, other than insomnia, I have tremors, elevated heart rate, severe abdominal cramping, brain zaps, coordination problems, […]More
Sixty something working stiff (retired). Avid reader, dreamer, and searcher. I write poetry, short stories, and non fiction. Shades of the surreal, the horrific, the nostalgic, and the humorous. I have had work published in the Shelburne Free Press and on Spillwords Literary Press.
Someone I know is more brave than am I. She jumped from a forty foot fall into swirling stream on a dare. Rode the highest horrifying rides at the midway. Challenged me. Challenged me. I went too. I went too. Almost turned blue, but I went too. Helped people and animals in need When I […]More