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A metastatic incurable romantic: am I wasting my precious time writing poems?

If you’re old enough you’ll remember the ABC Wide World of Sports voiceover while Slovenian skier Vinko Bogataj, whose immortalized crash off a ski-jump, came to epitomize defeat. While he falls down a mountain off a ski jump now over 50 years ago, the recognizable voiceover emotionally says, “the thrill of victory and the agony

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From Xena’s Blog to Us – Dogs and Cats As Santa’s Helpers

This video has become a tradition for the Holiday Season at We Hold These Truths To Be Self-Evident . Hope you enjoy! Be safe. Wear a mask. Dogs and Cats As Santa’s Helpers You must watch this great video – dog lover or cat lover you’ll all love this fun holiday cheer. And don’t we

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Eroding Layers of My Body: exhausted and radiated

Some weeks are just hard. Enduring the beatings of treatments with side effects that hurt now and may have permanently harmed my insides. The invisible me – the parts no one can see but me and my oncologist and a radiology department I’ll never meet but whose hands sign off on the findings of my

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