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     The truth is, I stopped believing in hell early on, the kind of eternal hell complete with Satan and flames.     I was quite young when I decided hell was impossible. Even in early grade school years, the nuns and priests showed us films of poor "pagan" children in Africa, wracked by disease and deformities. This was meant to encourage us to part with our dimes and nickels, so those poor kids could get a chance to live. It worked, too, at least as far the money went.     But I knew any god wouldn't countenance such suffering and put "pagan babies" into hell, just because those kids believed different things than Catholic kids did. My
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When someone suggested I write about places where I've lived, I thought - why not? Let me first caution you: I moved around a lot, often back and forth between 'homes.' I'll try to make it brief. Let's do this! :bulletblack: A college dorm room in L.A.. It was the first place I had that was away from the middle class Southern CA home where I grew up. I got to meet Lew Alcindor in the dorm, when he came to pick up my roommate for a date. He was/is the tallest man I ever met; he ducked under the door to enter, and when we shook hands, his hand was huge. I was impressed. I didn't stay in the dorm long; less than three months. :bulletblack: Be
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     The truth is, I stopped believing in hell early on, the kind of eternal hell complete with Satan and flames.     I was quite young when I decided hell was impossible. Even in early grade school years, the nuns and priests showed us films of poor "pagan" children in Africa, wracked by disease and deformities. This was meant to encourage us to part with our dimes and nickels, so those poor kids could get a chance to live. It worked, too, at least as far the money went.     But I knew any god wouldn't countenance such suffering and put "pagan babies" into hell, just because those kids believed different things than Catholic kids did. My
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three new trees
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cabaret
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climbing the fence
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Homes Sweet Homes
When someone suggested I write about places where I've lived, I thought - why not? Let me first caution you: I moved around a lot, often back and forth between 'homes.' I'll try to make it brief. Let's do this! :bulletblack: A college dorm room in L.A.. It was the first place I had that was away from the middle class Southern CA home where I grew up. I got to meet Lew Alcindor in the dorm, when he came to pick up my roommate for a date. He was/is the tallest man I ever met; he ducked under the door to enter, and when we shook hands, his hand was huge. I was impressed. I didn't stay in the dorm long; less than three months. :bulletblack: Be
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my favorite garden
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hippies at a reading in the RR dome
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goddess of the rafters, rapt. only let these mercies in; caress to saturn's coloration. synchronize the origin and pattern after. corners of the universe intact; sped as passions, past deserving into coronation. faster than the prize of interspersing we react. we're asserting our impact upon the heavens swirling lest the lanterns lit incur impatience or surmise a cursive wrath in panicked tact. emphatic, we attract.
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You don't walk ahead of me anymore nor do I feel you beside me exactly but sometimes you sing and play guitar and talk to me in the night that's not like those nights I left text messages and there were too many unanswered got worried about you the rehabilitation you had to do and your long hospital nights when you didn't call anymore to talk about love and life and the night nurse and I couldn't feel you anywhere and missed you everywhere until finally I tried your home phone and persisted and talked even when she tried to hang up until she told me you were gone and gone since february and I wanted to hug her and told her so a
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Coco waves at youthanks a lot for the +fav    :HappyDance:
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It is always my pleasure, LJ!
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Greetings and many thanks for stopping by !
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:iconcookiemonsterplz: ... You're very welcome!
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Thank you for the fav on Cobwebs :)
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You're very welcome! (: