Tag Archives: Choices

“When I Grow Up, I Want to Be…..”

Maybe I’ll become a swimsuit model.  My time at the gym over this past year has really paid off.  I think I could almost swing it.  Just Sunday I was thinking about a career in Ashiatsu.  Substitute teaching maybe?  And … Continue reading

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Alone, I write. In my presence, One black cat, one white. The stacks of papers grow, As I slowly turn away. Shutting myself in, Yet another day. Self-sabotage, Often exists out of fear. Time slowly turns, Into one more year. … Continue reading

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It took me a year and a half to see Someone I wouldn’t choose as a friend Had been a husband to me. Copyright Suzanne Norton 2015 Hopefully that will change one day.

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I’ll Live it How I Choose

I’m here And it’s good. The same place, yet new. This place is my home. I’ll be moving soon, into a new phase. I have changed. My life rearranged It’s been reclaimed. It’s mine. Mine all mine. Copyright Suzanne Norton … Continue reading

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Today is Sunday, Beginning a New Chapter

I don’t have to look in the mirror I don’t have to answer the phone I don’t have to take out the trash Or worry about being alone. I don’t have to hold it all in I don’t have to … Continue reading

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