Category Archives: Lansing

Playing with Shadows

My recent workshop “Writing as Healing” gave rise to a new piece, also inspired by recent events that reminded me about laying down the power of past pains.  It’s a poem-in-progress called “Give Away,” and I look forward to sharing … Continue reading

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Cross the Border

How do we change anything? Anything pertaining to the injustices of this world, in our communities and relationships. Do we take on the system? Do we engage our loved ones? Some of us gravitate toward one or the other; few … Continue reading

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Story Survives

I’ve struggled with words for weeks, scribbling and setting aside an account of the peaceful protest I attended October 1 outside the Ingham County Prosecutor’s office; see my photos on Flickr.  I cannot capture the essence of that experience and … Continue reading

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Save the Kitty Benefit

On Friday, September 10, I joined a special event called “Save the Kitty” at the Chrome Cat in Lansing, Michigan. I rarely hit the bar scene, but this place gives the community feeling that I missed so much while in … Continue reading

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