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Who Am I?

Who am I? This is the million dollar question, no? If this was the American game show “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” the audience would be useless for this question and I could phone as many friends as…

Poems Light

You Will Know

You will know you’re doing it right When you no longer want to leave You will know you’re doing it right When you can stop just to breathe. You will know they love you When they disagree and fight…

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Be a Mirror Part 2

You want me to be more like you? You want to fix my behavior and my thoughts too? Just a few minor adjustments are all that I need. To fit the image of what you want me to be.…

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On the Gift of Aging

I’m losing my eyesight But have a clarity of vision like never before. I’ve lost the ability to make babies But I meet my children every day in the people I see and speak with for I give them…

Memoir

B.C. (Before Candice)

My parents emigrated from Trinidad and Tobago to the United States in 1968, sight unseen, based on all the glorious rumors they had heard about “The Land of Opportunity.” They came with their West Indian values, strong work ethic and…

Fables

The Fish Famine

A Fishy Platform Mr. Donald Man O’ War was the governor of the Western Reef which was an elected position.  Although he had position, wealth, power; was well-traveled and had many fish vying for his romantic attention, his language…

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Sending My Love

If I could I would hold your hand in my hand. I would squeeze it tightly so you would know you had a friend. I would look you in the eye and reassure you that everything was fine. I…

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Absolute Moments

“I wish I was there with you…” is an oft-uttered phrase. I propose that we stop believing in wishes and instead believe in thoughts that become words that become actions that become reality. Let us create our realities by…

Short Stories

For Ashleigh

It was the holiday season and as was tradition, my family and I were spending time at our beach house as Christmas happens in the summer in South Africa.  It is probably a funny thing for people on the…

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How to Spread Love Instead of Fear

Fear does not seem strong enough a word to describe the widespread yet subversive, intense and prolific paranoia that lives in most of us. We unwittingly spread the poison, the highly contagious and deadly virus that lives in our…