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Simply Here: The Poetry of Everyday Life by [Joan Garrabrant]

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After publishing daily poems on my blog "aholdingplace" I decided to collect the most sentimental ones I've written over the years and make them available in book format. The 1,000 readers who get my daily poems have encouraged me to keep writing and Simply Here is the first volume of many to come. Please explore my daily poem blog "aholdingplace" and Look Inside the book to preview some of my work. I hope you enjoy.

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CONTENTS
  • Acknowledgements
  • Sometimes We Need to Build A Dike
  • Land - 7
  • Family - 29
  • Simple Pleasures - 65
  • Course Corrections - 83
  • Reflections - 107
  • Memories - 123
Acknowledgements
They say it takes a village to raise a child and it has certainly taken a village to bring this book into being. Let me begin with all who helped me select the poems for this work: Debbe Binns, Jane Bowe, Cindy Bowers, Susan Buniva, Yvonne Campbell, Janet Cook, Kay Davidson, Phillip Davidson, Jo Ellen Gaines, Janet Goin, Dennis Hawley, Jane Hopkins, Carol Jacobs, Stephanie Knudson, Ruth Langdon, Jim Long, Dudley Luck, Tom McKee, Kathy McSweeney, Junie Myers, Margie Nea, Barbara Outland, Tish Pascall, Roger Pittard, Sarah Posey, Virginia Ritchie, Heidi Robertson, Bob Rogers, Peggy Siegel, Theresa Sullivan, Sandra Whitefield, Susan Wilkes, Betty Williams, and Janie Wilson. 

Kathy McSweeney and Junie Myers supported this project from the beginning, offering many hours of assistance and support. A very special thanks goes to Glenda Kotchish who spent untold hours formatting the book and holding my hand throughout the decision making process.

For this wise and wonderful village, I am deeply grateful.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B07P5TD613
  • Publication date ‏ : ‎ February 26, 2019
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 2589 KB
  • Simultaneous device usage ‏ : ‎ Unlimited
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Sticky notes ‏ : ‎ On Kindle Scribe
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 149 pages
  • Page numbers source ISBN ‏ : ‎ 0578434482
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A therapist now for over 30 years and a high school English and humanities teacher before that, I started this blog when several aspects of myself converged: my reading self who was immersed in Reeve Lindbergh’s FORWARD FROM HERE; my writing self who had just finished a poem, “The Shed”, (see September 4, 2011 post); my resting self who was enjoying the slower pace of a long weekend; and my relational self who wanted to share my ponderings and wanderings with others who have their own ponderings and wanderings. This convergence came in the context of daily life with several very talkative live-in grandchildren and underlined for me the deep need I have for a holding place for all that is interesting, challenging, satisfying, amusing, and frequently exasperating – for all that is real – in my life.

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