Tag Archives: Cari Lynn Vaughn

Hermes Helps Out

Hermes Helps Out This collection of poetry, Persephone’s Echo, is about the echoes of the past in both mythology and my personal life. This collection combines the Jungian archetype with Sylvia Plath like confession. It also combines the personal with … Continue reading

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Halloween Costumes

  Halloween Costumes When I was four my mother took a picture of me next to a scarecrow she’d made and placed on the porch. This was at our apartment on Broadway, so it must have been around 1979. I … Continue reading

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Dark And Stormy Night

A Dark And Stormy Night Memory is not reliable. It gets tangled among emotions and thoughts. Who is to say what really happened and what we felt happened. Who is to say that both are not real in some way … Continue reading

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The Feminist and the Cowboy

The Feminist and the Cowboy Initially, I liked the memoir by Alisa Valdez entitled The Feminist and the Cowboy.  It reminded me of my own relationship—although minus the drama.  I related to Valdez being a Feminist like myself.   Like Alisa … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones Season 6: Unburnt

May 9, 2016 Mother         Mother of Children, Mother of Two, Mother of Kittens, Mother of Dragons. This week culminated into Mother’s Day and a celebration of mothers everywhere. That night we watched Once Upon A Time. Killian chose to … Continue reading

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Sister Carrie Diaries

The Carrie Diaries Watching The Carrie Diaries on Netflix, something occurred to me. Carrie’s journey from Connecticut to New York City parallels the journey by Caroline “Carrie” Meeber in the 1900 novel by Theodore Dreiser. In Dreiser’s novel, eighteen year … Continue reading

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Weightless

April 25, 2003 Weightless As a child I would stand at the edge of the pool—usually at the YMCA’s indoor pool. Then I would let myself tumble forward into the water. The warm water would surrounded me and for a … Continue reading

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