Author Archives: aletalane

About aletalane

I am a learner.

For the love of a good dog

I’m still not sure what I did to deserve your undying affection for you love me without shame and do not chastise me for coming home late after work and a few beers, but rather you lay sleeping peacefully until … Continue reading

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Alive

Breathe deep Cry out Turn inward Tread softly Love freely Run hard Kiss sweetly Dance wild Touch gently Feel fully Laugh loudly Cry honestly Smile willingly Rest often Travel onward   -Alive      

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I could fall in love with you

If you want me to, I could get lost in the landscape of your eyes, and the way your hands feel on my arm could invite goosebumps to skin’s surface in a physical affirmation of the words that would get caught in the back … Continue reading

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A unique offering from a wonderful mentor and writing coach

Do you have a story to tell? Of course you do.  We all do.  The real question is, are you ready to use your story thus-far, all the ups and downs of it, to set yourself free?  My mentor, and … Continue reading

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Desire

The beauty of the sensual Resides among the trees Who so gracefully offer themselves To the space around them Curve of branch Sigh of leaves Moan of cracking branches among The rushing wind Yes Trees know a thing or two … Continue reading

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Surrender

Sometimes the sun rises in my heart and I can do nothing in response but bloom where I am   Sometimes I find you sleeping and I must breathe in the peace you exhale   Sometimes I catch the eye of … Continue reading

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My heart contains me

This world contains me, but it does not protect me.  But I did not come here expecting to be protected, I came to be exposed.  I came for the feel of a complete immersion, to feel the veils of emotion … Continue reading

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