Category Archives: abuse

A Classic Collection of Loss and Resilience: Deflection by Roberta Beary

I have about 5,000 books in my personal library, so it’s rare for me to take the time to re-read any of them. However, I keep coming back to “Deflection” by Roberta Beary, published in 2015. Back then, my curiosity … Continue reading

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Haiku Helps Survivors

Are you a survivor? A survivor of illness? Caregiving? Shakeups in your career?  Crime? Abuse? Divorce? A family death? A natural disaster? Addiction? We are all survivors of some sort in life. We have survived “the slings and arrows” of … Continue reading

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