Death Category

Simplify

Life’s simple pleasures Sun, sea, silence soothe senses Time stops for wonder For the past month and a half, I was engaged in the uncertainty of unexpected unemployment. As a nurse, I knew I could quickly begin work as a travel nurse and signed up with five agencies. I was actually approved for two different […]

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Reflective Haiku

To improve the world equanimity is all power that transforms To improve the world with one action is quite a challenge. If one is spiritually inclined one might want to enable people to transcend their physical limitations. If one were oriented toward health, one would provide everyone with a healthy life style. If one were […]

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3 Minute Stories

Three minute story Short as a radio song Long on its pleasure

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Preparing for Life’s End

I am a member of the generation called the “Baby Boomers.” We were born between 1946 and 1964, a population of over 76 million people. The one thing we all have in common is that each birthday brings us closer to that last great adventure, the end of the line, the ultimate wonder – death. […]

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Life’s Tsunamis – Haiku and more

Waves of destruction Water subsides new plants bloom Will subdues hardships A tsunami takes many forms. A storm’s huge wave surge can wipe away home, a lifetime of memories, and physical life. But, a disease, end of a relationship, or the unexpected loss of a job can hit with the force of a tsunami. We […]

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Reflective Haiku

Like is life fire’s flames moments dance leap with color die in time’s embers The new year is a time for reflection and celebration. I celebrated my birthday on January 6th and our 16th wedding anniversary on January 11th.  This will be an exceptionally good year for everyone. I have some personal intentions and visions […]

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A Perfect Gift

The Ultimate Wonder, World Stories Illuminating Death is a perfect gift to give to everyone this holiday season, including yourself. How better can we celebrate life  than to recognize its precious ephemerality? From the moment we make our first cry we are moving toward our last sigh. Here, in the USA, death remains a taboo […]

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A Dia de Los Muertos Story

Join millions of Mexican and Latino Americans  celebrating Dia de los Muertos today by listening to this original story – The Vision of La Dona Muerte.  

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New Views on End of Life

I work as a Labor and Delivery Nurse as well as a Med-Surg nurse. Thus, I get to participate in the two experiences all humans share, being born and dying. Of course, as a Med-Surg nurse, most of the emphasis is on keeping our patients alive, which often means having to administer medicines and to […]

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By Many Names

Here’s the opening poem of my book The Ultimate Wonder, World Stories Illuminating Death. The offer for a free PDF or epub is still open if you make your request soon. We know this mystery 
by many names. One can enter the great beyond or experience a demise. Many see it as a passing while […]

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