The gift comes back to the giver

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two hands meeting at the stem of a white flower
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Keep the fire of passion burning and the shower drain unclogged

Man and woman kissing in the shower
Man and woman kissing in the shower
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I Dance in Libraries with a Snake

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This is a photo of the author standing, smiling, hands together, in red with sparkly blue back drop
Author photo with permission


Life is just a series of letting go

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woman holding a sleeping toddler
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50 WORDS

Fifty Word Challenge #39: Moderation

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baby with a beer bottle
Author photo with permission


Imagine all the time in the world to read

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a woman reading
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1. The Library Book by Susan Orlean


ESSAY CONTEST

Incite Change Contest #2: Racism in Feminism

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two birds on a dead tree against a blue sky
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But man is in a tight place, the poor slave is on him, woman is coming on him, and he is surely between a hawk and a buzzard. — Sojourner Truth

  1. What can a Karen say about racism in feminism? Nothing-
    but that never stopped me before.
  2. “Man, where is your part?” asks Sojourner Truth.
    “Women’s rights are human…


Becoming a professional writer is like hiking in a scary wilderness

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woman looking to the side and touching the brim of her hat
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Searching for treasure along the Thames

Misty dawn on the River Thames
Misty dawn on the River Thames
Photo by Mark Harpur on Unsplash

Karen Traub

I dance in libraries with a snake

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