I wrote a poem called Invisibility, it is in my new book A Poet's Journey: Emotions. I wrote it because so very much of my life I have felt invisible. People tell me that I stand out and shine, yet in my heart I am hiding.
I came to the verge at the sugg …
This month of sisterhood has taken me through the depth and breadth of what women can be to each other and what they should not be. Next weekend I will be flying up to say goodbye to my sister, who is dying of cancer. The doctors have given her maybe a few …
I will be your friend always,
no gaps, no forgettings.
Not until the mountains are worn away,
and the rivers are nothing but sand and rocks,
not until it thunders and lightning comes in winter
or until it snows in the summer,
or until heaven and earth ar …
Will we be sisters?
Will we be friends?
Can we break the chains?
Let jealousy go,
Hold each other,
Delight in triumph,
Bury the hatchet.
Honoring us all,
With caring ways,
Replace it with …
I’m not ready to lose my sister,
Not one kind, nor gentle part of her,
The years of memories wash through me.
The world will lose such intelligence,
Laughter, gaiety and kindness too,
When her light is gone and flame burned out.
I want …
I was born a dreamer, believing that we could be more. I believed and still do in a kinder gentler world. In a place where people are raised to be thoughtful of each other and to see how their actions might affect the other person. Call me naive if you …
Sisterhood. When one doesn't have a sister, yet yearns for one, it seems like such a vast word. But, in all honesty, it was the conceptual word behind the beginnings of Women on the Verge. It is the root. The core. The foundation. And ultimately, …
I overheard a woman say, “Girls can be SO catty.”The woman she was talking to responded, “They ARE, aren’t they!”It was a lesson my mother taught me. Her point was: “Don’t trust girls, they’re out to hurt you.”This year I discovered how important other wom …
The Real (Online) Me
By Rebecca Rasmussen
My husband walked in the front door
yesterday to find me hunched over my laptop on the sofa, squinting at a glaring
white screen in a quickly darkening room. He turned on the lamp and set down
his bags …
Sexy! Carmelina Vargas is definitely that and more as she sings and sways in her music video Love: "Turn off the lights. Take off our clothes. The rest is for no one to know...
The 20 something-year-old Latina is an enchantress. It doesn't …