Author Archives: Jemini Jolie

Maudlin Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras weekend and I don’t have a single decoration up or activity planned. This is the first year the hobbits wanted to celebrate, and I’m not ready or motivated. Making beignets this morning eased some mommy guilt. I’ve considered … Continue reading

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Having my say

I’m still feeling some kind of way about having been talked over and my opinion dismissed during a conversation today. Few things frustrate me more than people or situations that aim to silence me. I’ve been going through my day … Continue reading

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Toddling

First steps are the hardest. This thing here…I fully expect to wobble, stumble, and fall. Yet a fool learns to fall with grace and I’m a fool for a great many things, why not add another. Maybe I could try … Continue reading

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Clarity

Crying silent tears. Wish she wouldn’t listen so closely. Wish I could hide all these cracks in my happy veneer. But I seek her company and conversation because her gaze is deep and her ears are open. She sees through masks. … Continue reading

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Apologies

I’m apologizing too much. For me. For other people. For actions, feelings, and thoughts. Real and Imagined. Time to be quiet. Time to pull back. When I feel the need to apologize for who and what I put out into … Continue reading

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The angel on my shoulder is asleep. I’m lonely tonight. There are no whispers to soothe me. Only the whir of a spinning mind. Where is my other muse? My celestial virgin. My guide along the straight and narrow. She … Continue reading

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Prophecy

My son found a match on the floor and brought it to me. I reminded him not to play with matches… He said , “I don’t play with matches, but I AM gonna set the world on fire!” jemini jolie … Continue reading

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