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Collective Works for December 2020
All my works for the month of December 2020
Here you will find all the works — poetry, personal essays, political essays/op-eds and shortforms — for the month of December 2020.
Love Is The True Reason For The Season
How my feelings about Christmas have changed as I’ve grown more spiritual
I belong to the redheaded step-child of the LGBTQ+ community.
As noted in this Human Rights article:
Since my youth, I’ve enjoyed listening to classical music.
But back to classical music. My newest obsession is Lang Lang. I could listen to him tickle those keys for an eternity…
We had our first snowfall a few days ago.
There’s no sound as beautiful as falling icicles from branches after a sleeting — There will be no cracking of…
I abruptly ended a video chat with my best friend tonight and it was exhilarating!
The hardest lesson to teach her is that my time is just as valuable as anyone else’s time. When I make plans to meet up…
I have read The House of Breath by William Goyen at least once per year for the past 25 years.
I was first introduced to William Goyen’s book in 1995 by one of my professors in college. I’d told her how much I…
What do you do when you want one thing so desperately, yet it costs you something you’ve treasured…
My sister is the last of my immediate family. I wanted a relationship with her because I had been alienated from my…
Eddie Izzard, the British actor and comedian, has declared her pronouns are now she/her and I…
My own spouse is a transwoman who has not transitioned due to financial reasons and still uses the he/him pronouns as a…
Hi, my name is Lori and I am addicted to True Crime.
It could be from taking a Criminal Justice course at a local community college back in the mid-80s. Back then, I could…
A cluttered space equals a cluttered mind.
So how do I combat this? I take a week or so and unclutter the outside world around me. Sort my piles, file away…
Lori Carlson writes Poetry, Fiction, Articles, Creative Non-Fiction and Personal Essays. Most of her topics are centered around Love, Longing, Relationships, Spirituality, Nature, Life Lessons, Mental Health, Loss, Death, and the LGBTQ+ community.