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SurvivingBreastCancer.org my ongoing conversation with Laura Carfang

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/breast-cancer-conversations/id1441928699 This podcast is entitled “why is “how are you?” Such a loaded question?” And it is a very loaded question. The subtext is always “for someone with metastatic breast cancer.” I enjoyed my talks with Laura over a three day nine hour recording and the team did a fabulous job in editing it down

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Ode to Calling for Silence

I am still.At this momentI am bathedIn my silenceSkilled in self Fear and doubt.Maybe our keys to Gain accessTo the powerOf these quiet bonesRolled out onThe carpetsOf all colorslead toentrywaysWhere sit Freedom’s keys:Sweet reliefFrom the prison Of thought.Wafts of hearing What’s taught us By the hand lockingThe diocese ofLife. Nobody ownsme like silence.I find at

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The Final Cut

Did you take enough from meWith the deftness of a surgeon? Were my borders clean and neat Or does my destiny include A shorter life of restless false religion?I once built walls and set my boundaries so neat.Now with a deadly diagnosis It’s difficult to seewhere I start and when I’ll end.Was my decision taken

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