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Dragonfly

I turned 52 this year. <br /> I have recently really started liking me.<br /> I am learning to do things for me. <br /> I enjoy reading, writing, holding my cat and sketching.<br /> I have a beautiful son who turned 23 this year.<br /> I am recently separated after 21 years of marriage.

Stories by Dragonfly

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I loved the way you look. I noticed you right away. Good looking with a sly grin. You always looked so happy. I heard through the office...
I think my expectations are too high. I met this wonderful guy online. He is kind, attentive, funny, and a complete gentleman. We exchanged pictures...
On the radio the other day, there was a guest promoting some book she wrote about children and parents. I listened absently off and on, but I did...
Another restless night tossing and turning, I flip onto my stomach when ouch, my boob hurts. Did I lay on something? Flipping again onto my back this...
Your embrace is strong The pain flows from me to you Your tears in my hand  
I want . . . . . . to wake up when I wake up. . . . to be able to watch the birds flutter in my yard, while the coffee brews, until I grow...
Why couldn’t you have let me be? I was happy today. At work I chatted, joked, and hung out with the “fellas.” When it was time to...
When the day starts with you waking up with a headache, you think that you will be stuck with that headache all day. Or will you? Can you possibly...
My life has become habitual. I get up, work out, shower, and go to work. I come home in the evening, watch TV, and go to bed. Next day, repeat....
The morning started out like all other mornings. No words were spoken, no glances exchanged. I moved through the motions but it was obvious something...
What is a friend? In my fifty years of life I don’t think I’ve ever asked myself that question. But being older, and of course, wiser I...
I had just finished lunch and was washing the lunch dishes when I started thinking of my mom, who I had just visited before coming home. I started...
Sometimes I wish I could observe myself as another person would. What kind of person am I to someone else? Am I a good person? A nice person? Someone...
When you reach a certain age in your life things just seem to click. That is where I am in my life right now. Everything I’ve ever wondered...