Tag Archive | identity

The Woman Who Wasn’t There?


Hello readers, Last night,  a friend was telling me about a Spanish woman (Alicia Esteve Head, also known as Tanya Head), who successfully manipulated the media and headed a 9/11 survivors group. Ms. Head, who was in Spain at the time of the attacks, managed to convince the public that she was in the twin […]

miss-seen (a poem)


roots broken into shrunk wrapped bubbles harvesting water from the pool of  a half-evaporated puddle my eyes, my skin take in the view through the lense of a partially shed tear… tearing my gaze from that misshapen tree I happen upon a clod of earth, no bread, no paper its form calling my attention to […]

Writing Off Conditioning: How to Let Go of the Dream Your Parents Created for You


Hello readers, I read a lot about human nature and experience, because I have always wanted to understand why people do what they do.  We have all been conditioned by our families, by the culture and society in which we live, to be a certain self.  And, for the most part, we identify with that […]

The Refuge of a Virtual Home


Hello readers, Home is something that has always meant a lot to me, mostly because I am not close to my parents, siblings, or extended family.  Connection to blood ties, to land, to traditions, to culture are all part of personal identity and to the aspects of life that make us feel important, safe, and […]