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Chicago Betty Poetry

In Search of a Title

In Search of a Title  Though you spend years buried, knowing who you are, but unable to be, still there are leaks along the way, both good and bad, glimpses from above, colors so bright, impossible to ignore, even from below.  Then something happens, not through the strength you know you have, but will not […]

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Chicago Betty Essays Fiction Perspective

Nudge

Nudge I nudge my cardiovascular system by extending my daily journey from the Dark Kitchen Room to The Light Room Of Many Windows and the kitchen and the light room of many windows and…the… It sure is bright in there. There’s a world of difference between them. Both serve a purpose. But really. Who would […]

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AMERICAN POETRY AMERICAN TYPEWRITER Chicago Betty

"THE SHELF BELOW THE SAND"

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Channeling Voltaire – Report From Death

There are many who live in this world of ours who both embrace and fear Death. Some have even come and gone, returned, sojourners, and have testified to a life beyond life, a passage, filled with intense visual imagery, weaving their connections into an encouraging and gratifying mosaic of what comes.  Here is my testimony […]

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The Day God Answered My Prayer

It happened to be a Sunday – HIS day off.  I was miserable. I had a long drive ahead of me, Chicago to Maryland, and it was hot and humid.  I didn’t want to go back to Maryland. I was staying at a hotel, a miserable experience, while packing my bags, to move overseas. The hotel […]