Sharon Watts Writes

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Monthly Archives: September, 2012


Mesmerized, I watch a praying mantis on the move. Inching her way up the front door, fastidiously unfolding her raptor-like, double-hinged forearms (legs?), she pauses, tilts her triangle head, and … Continue reading

September 28, 2012 · 2 Comments


It was time to vacate city life well before 9/11. For thirty years I had embraced it, rolled with its punches, and defended it through thick and thin to uncomprehending … Continue reading

September 5, 2012 · 4 Comments

The White T-Shirt

Since 9/11 I have navigated both the Interstate and back roads on the map of human feelings. The stages of grief appeared, often out of order, jumping out at me … Continue reading

September 1, 2012 · Leave a comment