Category Archives: Relationships


I’m having flashbacks today. Michael’s on my mind. Spring is in the air and I find myself longing for love again. Was Michael love?  I think so. Love means a lot of things. I loved him as a fellow human … Continue reading

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The Perfect Life

You’ve created a nice life for yourself.  Clean, organized, structured.  Everything in its place.  The career, the house, the car, the trips.  I don’t fit into that tidy little box.  I’m a little too… organic.  The dirt under my fingernails.  … Continue reading

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Life, Change of Perspective, One-Night Stands

I brought him home to my apartment.  He was a good dancer who had looked deep into my eyes.  I’m sure he knew that was the way to a lady’s heart.  I’m sure that he had looked into many a … Continue reading

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Change of Direction

We don’t dance together anymore. He wanted to be the main attraction. I was in it for the connection. It was time for us to change directions. copyright Suzanne Norton 2017

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Gratitude for You and Pink Grapefruit

With each juicy bite, Pink pulp wedged between my teeth I remember your soft lips, Each tender kiss, Every second our bodies moved in and out of a new reality. And I’m grateful. Grateful for the beauty. For the feelings … Continue reading

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The Words are in the Water

He told me how many raindrops were in the clouds. What to do when lightning strikes the ground. How much he loves my blue eyes, Such a contrast from his brown. I wondered about the meaning of life Contemplating why … Continue reading

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making love and paper airplanes

He stood in the kitchen making paper airplanes. An image of my son came to mind.  He’d shared a similar interest, at age ten. I reclaimed my clothes from the living room floor, went to my bedroom, and quietly closed … Continue reading

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