Monthly Archives: December 2010

Somethings You Should Know

I am a constant contradiction.  I am shy to a fault, but can be the most outgoing girl when comfortable.  I am afraid of nothing in moments of bravery but paralyzed by fears I cannot name if darkness surrounds me. … Continue reading

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Don’t Tell Me

Don’t tell me I’m prettyor beautiful or smart,And force me to smile tohide the pain in my heart. Don’t tell me you love meor want or need me,And make me hide so the tears you won’t see. Don’t tell me … Continue reading

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Must be Manly Marines

There’s something I’ve noticed while working Care Packages at the USO.  It is a generalization and of course, as such has it’s exceptions…but for the most part, Marines won’t accept help of any kind.  They almost always refuse the Care … Continue reading

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Latent Dreams

I would dream of love had it not disappointed.I would dream of joyhad it not departed. I would dream of peacehad it not been broken.I would dream of calmhad it only spoken. Dreams deceive and yet we grievewanting  to still … Continue reading

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Don’t Panic! (Updated)

 That was the subject of an email from my father.  Many of you may remember that my parent’s have retired to Brazil.  After two years, they still don’t have a phone and their internet is spotty at times.   It makes … Continue reading

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More Adventures at the USO

 Last time I talked about the USO (here), I spoke about a volunteer that was obviously trolling for a husband.  I contacted the volunteer coordinator, who said she wanted to hear more about this so she could address the behavior … Continue reading

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Slipping Away

If I were to simply be gone one daywould you be sad and wished I’d stayed?If I come round less and lesswould it cause any distress? Slipping away, slipping awayI feel myself slipping away If life were too short and … Continue reading

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