I Get Inspiration From People I Care About

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    His name is Scott and he is 8 years old. His dad died of a drug overdose before he was born. His mom has held onto him until this past fall when she went out on a drug bender and forgot to go home after leaving Scott alone in their apartment. Two days later when he did not...
    Amala82962 Amala82962
    46-50, F
    Sep 24, 2011


    Her name is marina and she spent every Saturday night at my house for nearly two and a half years. You see I was her respite care worker. She is a handful. Her multiple special needs are more than a village could deal with. She witnessed the murder of her mother, she...
    Amala82962 Amala82962
    46-50, F
    Sep 17, 2011

    Christmas At Brooksby

    my family gathered for christmas today, my bro, his wife and son, my mom and i, my aunt and uncle, my auntie, and three of her children, my two cousins, cousins husband and baby.  oh how i love that baby, she is a living doll...i pretended she was mine for a few minutes, i...
    Amala82962 Amala82962
    46-50, F
    Dec 27, 2008

    Jazz - Secrets To A Life Of Harmony & Emergent Possibility

    My husband inspires me...Born in 1937, Chicago-bred vintage jazz saxophonist, MIlt Cannon, doesn’t remember a time when music wasn’t a staple of his environment.  From spirituals sung in church, to radio and records, to live performances by the master blues and bebop...
    kcvenus kcvenus
    61-65, F
    Mar 6, 2011

    Beauty All Around Us

    Today in this rainy stormy day I had a real strong connection with someone I barely know but so worth it to get to know. She was the best thought running through my head for the whole day . Things she said to me were something I needed to hear for a long time. It was not a silly...
    niksony niksony
    31-35, M
    Nov 17, 2013

    Blowing My Feelings

    to you and wishing…   I would be the wind that brings the special smile to kiss your face I would be the clothes that brings the magic touch to strengthen your body I would be the glass... that brings the magic water to clean your soul I would be the...
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    4 Responses Sep 18, 2009

    Inspiration Comes From Many Sources

        I'm often inspired by the most random things.  A raindrop falling in a puddle, a piece of awkward discarded food, a little tiny spider going about his spidery business, all of these things paint a picture in my mind.  They all plant seeds that grow in...
    intothewoods intothewoods
    1 Response Dec 27, 2008
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