When did you lose your voice?
A decade ago, when I was secretly writing poetry in the middle of the night on TheresAPoemForThat.com sorting out a heart breaking end of marriage, it was easy to post my whole heart. Literally nobody read it - and there was no chance of being found out, called out, tweeted at or screeched at for what I had written. I just got to pour out what was inside and figure out how it matched what was outside and feel better afterwards. As far as I could tell, I had one very loyal rea
I've never been particularly fond of choosing the easiest path with paved roads and manicured lawns. I prefer the dirt, the dust, the wild brush and unfurling foliage of the unexpected curves. I am someone compelled by the challenge of the climb. I am pretty sure my husband is as well. So, how does it work - when two people who are accustomed to taking on insurmountable challenges pair up with an intention of happily every after? Well, it's difficult, it's sweaty, it can be p