What is narrative?The stories we tell ourselves and others. The people (characters), places (settings) and events (plots) of our lives. How we make sense of the world.
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Category Archives: Dreams
May 9, 2013 Even though I don’t know how to swim, I’m in the water, trying, moving my arms and kicking as much as I have the strength to do so. The water is too heavy for my weak legs. Besides, … Continue reading
January 16, 2013 Taking a few, quick strides, I easily reach the end of the block and start on the next. The streets used to seem so long, but now I take them with ease. What has changed? Am I stronger, quicker? … Continue reading
November 2, 2012 After finding a washing machine, I sit back in my seat, an aisle one in the right-hand section of the theater, maybe ten rows from the stage. I’ve pulled the heavy piece of luggage carrying the boots — the piece is … Continue reading
October 25, 2012 Though hard to leave T. and the two women, I crawl out of the bed and make my way to the bus. I want to go home for just a little bit, then I’ll be back. As … Continue reading
September 24, 2012 We are running to catch the bus. I will be out of breath and uncentered when it is time for me to go on stage for my small part. But I must be on time. Now I’m trying … Continue reading
August 30, 2012 When I woke, the bed was vibrating. The room was vibrating, a gentle hum. Oh, I’m still in the airplane; I’m on an overnight flight. What fun! But when will I have to get my things together and … Continue reading
August 26, 2012 After going through street after street and through the mall, finally I find the movie theater. Yes, this is the one; I compare the outside with the photo I have, and match it up piece by piece. But, … Continue reading
Dreams, August 25, 2012 This building has turned into a prison; the other women and I are not allowed out. We are being shuffled from area to area. Oh! I lost my bags, lost my purse; they were right there, … Continue reading
Dreams July 22, 2012 C. and I enter the hospital, pass through the lobby, go down the hallways and find the room: 541B. Inside, the doctor is starting to give the lecture. We find places to stand along the wall, but I … Continue reading