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Epiphanetic Flashes…

Epiphanetic Flashes. That’s what I call those brief sparks of illumination that pop up periodically in my life when the world becomes crystal clear. It’s like someone popping a flash bulb in a dark room and for that split second everything comes to light. The haunting memory of that moment lingers in my brain, rattling around while I try to dissect every piece and extract from it any and all meaning.

I had one of those flashes last night. I was angry about something. Frustrated really. One of the many songs on my Pandora station was playing while I wiled away trying to come up with anything I could use to answer a reading response for another class. I stared at the words I had written and realized the dross I had regurgitated onto the screen. It was as my finger hovered over the delete key, the last twenty minutes of work highlighted, that this flash cracked through my skull. Continue reading Epiphanetic Flashes…

24 of 25…

Almost the last one. Honestly, didn’t think I was going to make it. Life has been non-stop the last two weeks (hence some missed posts and my need to play catch up). But on this 2nd to last post, I wrote something that encompasses pretty much everything that I can say about our relationship. If you know us, and you get the reference, you totally understand.

So, without further ado, here is a tanka I wrote for her: Continue reading 24 of 25…