And They Call Her Muscles Murphey

Thin gangly arms, hair cut above her ears, she lives high in the trees overlooking the seaside town. Her Cherokee mother places her into a ballet class in the hope she will cease beating up little boys. Nine-year-old Muscles would go on to live and breathe classical movement along with writing, illustrating, composing music and […]

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Fearless & Free

 April 29, 2017 Prompt: My friend is turning 65 on May 1st. This is how I see my friend, Shelley Carroll ~ fearless and free. She is amazing and I learn from her every time I am around her. 

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A Time of War

Photograph of Fawn Rising (Nahnee) by Erin Liberty Dunn, age 6 Everything I ever lost Was during a time of war ~ Relationship war. And, you will hear me say, smilingly Oh, yes! I lost that in a time of war when conjugal visions Came unraveled. I, considered everyone’s favorite former girlfriend former partner former wife […]

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