When the World Gives You a Lightening

  “A good poet is someone who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by lightening five or six times.” The word of wisdom from Randall Jarrell. But I thought, a good human being is someone who manages, in a lifetime of standing out in thunderstorms, to be struck by…

Beautiful disaster

  Depression scares a lot of people. I can easily keep guys at bay by telling them that I have bipolar. Oh, you don’t want to be involved with me. I have bipolar. I have no problem saying that. It’s my way of saying, ‘leave me alone.’, very politely. It scares my ex-husband. When we talked…

Oh, Shenandoah, I’m bound to leave you

When I left the marriage, I did not leave him with any option. I signed everything off, including my car and our house on a golf course, and claimed no possession to anything that we owned together. When I came to him at such a young age of 21, I came with nothing, so I…