Writing

A Poem # 5, plus both of my poetry books are on sale

This poem was written around 1994. It's about not wanting to be person I am, which is a sensitive dreamer. At the time, I was sick of my feelings being hurt and wished I didn't care so much. Just Once My tears are like raindrops falling from my eyes Sometimes I wish I could hold… Continue reading A Poem # 5, plus both of my poetry books are on sale

Life

It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 4

So far, I had a bumpy ride (not literally) to the hospital, a blood transfusion and thankfully did not have leukemia, as the doctor considered I might have. By the fourth full day, I was ready to get out of there.  There was a new doctor on duty for my floor and I was waiting… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 4

Life

It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 3

By this point in my experience, the doctor in the emergency room figured out that I needed a blood transfusion, but why did I need it?  That was the major question.  I hadn’t had any recent surgeries or major injuries where I would have lost a lot a blood.  I answered a series of questions… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 3

Life

It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 2

(Note: I am posting this on the one year anniversary of the initial event.) I made it through the first part of my journey, which was getting to the emergency room.  At this point, I still don’t think anyone took me seriously.  After checking in with the office, despite all my symptoms, I had to… Continue reading It’s probably a panic attack (it wasn’t) – Part 2