Tag: Why I Stay

Circles of Light

By Susan Meredith Hinckley Susan Meredith Hinckley is an artist/writer living in Arizona who loves desert living, running, unanswerable questions, wind in her hair, and a bit of green chili in everything.     Or download the audio here: “Circles of Light”       “You’re a good person,” my psychiatrist once told me. “You’re …

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Questing and Questioning

By Philip L. Barlow   I have before me a series of letters a private elementary school teacher reportedly assigned her students to address to God. The letters pose questions. They are often “cute”—after the order of Art Linkletter or Bill Cosby interviewing children on an old-fashioned television program. Here is one by a girl …

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Why I Stay

By Carol Lynn Pearson YEARS AGO WHEN my husband Gerald and I made the outrageous decision to self-publish my poems, I wrote this simple piece that became the title poem of one of the books:   A WIDENING VIEW When my eye first opened Behind the viewfinder, There, in closeup, Was a flower— The only …

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