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2015 has not been the better of years. There has been a lot of pain and suffering, loss, misunderstanding, alienation and degradation. I grieve for losses and hurts others don’t want to know or understand. My husband has grieved for losses and hurts that others only felt pricked their own hearts, when in fact his pain is just as real.
There were some highlights, though. I finished the first draft of my first novel in January. John’s youngest grandson was born in April. My son married his love in August.
Still, for a woman who found her voice so late in the game, life has basically been a bitch.
Here is my end-of-the-year word on that matter.
When they look upon you their eyes
are closed, but for your flaws;
their hearts remain sealed to sooth sayers
to beauty, unmoved…
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