Maggie Van Duyn October 30th, 1979 ~ October 21, 2018

Maggie Van Duyn October 30th, 1979 ~ October 21, 2018

Maggie Van Duyn October 30th, 1979- October 21st, 2018 Richmond, Vermont   Maggie passed peacefully in her home, in the arms of family, after a three-year journey with Stage IV Metastatic Breast Cancer. Loved ones surrounded her during her final days and nights, and...
I Am From

I Am From

I have a guest writer this week. I asked this author if I could publish her piece of work and after balking, she demanded I double her allowance for payment and then gave me full publication rights. I’m publishing this poem because I think it’s important...
Warrior Goals

Warrior Goals

Bye 2017. You sucked. Month after month you provided heartache and stress. You will go down as one of the most horrific and horrendous times in my life. You came in like a lion, gave a mid-year roar and then sucked a big fat one on the way out. Fuck you. I have no...
Good Grief

Good Grief

I turned 38 this week. I honestly feel ambivalent about birthdays. I certainly don’t want to do the dishes or anything, but I don’t need a fancy party either- until I turn 40, then watch the F out! My father’s death this year has drawn a veil over pretty much every...
Pay IT Forward

Pay IT Forward

  When Maggie asked Jessi and I to write this blog about the upcoming ‘Pay it Forward Day,’ I first thought about selflessness, and what it means for the world.  Selflessness is taking yourself out of the picture. It is giving and loving freely without thinking of...