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It’s So Hard To Say: AfterTalk Inspirational 9/19/19

It’s So Hard To Say Glitter N’ Gold is a music group composed of myself and my wife, Miki, plus other side men, when needed.  We have been in the business of recording and live production of music for over 30 years in Southeastern Louisiana. Our Song, “It’s So Hard To Say” was inspired by

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If Only… AfterTalk Inspirational 8.29.19

If Only I thought of you today not fleeting snapshots, but long reflections. Clear pictures in my memory, stored in baggies to keep them safe. Your dwindling voice fades like a sunset, barely there. I thought of you today as I wiped away tears, that come unannounced. The day you disappeared, the day he said

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Old Age: AfterTalk Inspirational 8.22.19

Editor’s Note: this is a poem by Bette Korman, artist, author, poet, museum director, and spiritual entrepreneur. Although it does not directly reference grieving for loved one, it will resonate for widows and widowers of a certain age.  “ Old Age”………. patterns that fall apart and can’t be sewn back together because the fabric has

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How Will I Breathe? AfterTalk Inspirational 8.15.19

How Will I Breathe?   Where did he go, this brother of mine? Strong with his opinions, his voice, his presence.   In his place, a mere shadow, not even a good likeness. And yet, when I look deeply into weary eyes, I see the one who shared my life for all my life.  

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