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

Writing

A Poem # 4

This poem was written around 1994. Blood is thicker than water is an old phrase meaning essentially that your family is most valuable. What I understand now is to beware of any person that tries to separate you from or turn you against your family and friends. Blood's Thicker than Water Blood's thicker than water… Continue reading A Poem # 4

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