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Oct. 8th, 2008

me in sleepy pink

Taking a break

I have some "house cleaning" to do.

I will *attempt* to avoid posting for a little while ... but will respond if I get a comment. - which isn't likely since I only have one LJ friend ... :) LOVE YOU Biscuit!

Upon my return ... operation LET IT ALL OUT will commence.
me in sleepy pink

Random Exercise from jesus_h_biscuit

* Grab the nearest book.
* Open the book to page 56.
* Find the fifth sentence.
* Post the text of the next seven sentences in your journal along with these instructions.
* Don't dig for your favorite book, the cool book, or the intellectual one: pick the CLOSEST.


"Unlike swans,
Having no reflection;

Unlike you,
With no strings attached.
All cool, all blue. Unlike you -

You, there on your back,
Eyes to the sky..."

Apr. 14th, 2008

me in sleepy pink

blah

I hate my nose!

Apr. 3rd, 2008

me in contrast

Look Away

Look Away




Constantly betrayed by the portal before me
Abhorrent images that refuse to loosen their grip on my preoccupation
Rotting from the inside and eating its way to the steel exterior
Looking for the acid rain to free it from the hidden places
So numb that it hardly arouses its own existence 

Trapped in the hidden places with only vague notions of sentiment
Intolerant of luminosity and lacking the vigor for passion
The fury of sound in raucous quiet
Disorderly and far too piercing for human ingestion
Look away, sweet apprentice, soothe your befuddled spirit



sassy -  4/3/08

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Feb. 7th, 2008

me in sleepy pink

Writer's Block: Coffee Or Tea?

Tea:
 
Bring three large family sized bags to gentle boil. 
Empty the dishwasher.
Remove from heat immediately. 
Let steep for 10 minutes.
Load the dishwasher.
Strain bags into gallon pitcher.
Add 1.5 cups of sugar or splenda.
Stir as you add water to 90% capacity.
Cut 3 lemons into wedges for use as needed.
Chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
Use a few lemon wedges to clean the disposal.
Take out the trash.
Start a load of laundry.
Fold/hang/ put away the dry load.
Light a candle.
Retrieve favorite glass from the pantry.
Add ice and 3 lemon wedges (squeezed).
Top off with sweet southern tea.
Relax with a good book.
Perfection!!!
 
Coffee:
 
Option #1:
Fill Mr. Coffee.
Insert pre-filled coffee bag from recent hotel stay
Turn machine on.
Check email and myspace.
When I remember that I made coffee…
Return to kitchen and add lots of stuff to soup it up
OR drink it black… depends on my mood.
 
Option #2:
Take my current read and head off to Starbuck’s
Order Triple Venti Carmel Macchiato
AND a Venti Ice Water No Ice
Pay OUT THE YANG!!!


 
look away

Wondering

Lying in bed... my heart stops every time I hear the sirens.

Wondering... everytime the phone rings is it the WORST news?

Wondering how long it will take...

Wondering how many bridges we've burned...

Wondering if he'll ever love me the same...

Wondering if he'll love me better...

Wondering... if I'll ever fall asleep....

Knowing he is hurting...

Knowing I can't reach him...

Knowing no matter how far he runs... he'll take part of me with him.

Knowing I'll love him with all that I am, for as long as I am... no matter what.

I miss you, my precious son!

Always,
Mama