Monthly Archives: February 2011

Purple, black, white and bohemian in Amsterdam

A true diva doesn’t have to do much.  She mesmerizes by simply being….En route to lunch in Amsterdam, this beauty in black and white stopped me in my tracks.  I thought I had finished shopping until I stumbled across this … Continue reading

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Black Link in the Chain

Black Link of the Chain By Anna Rene Greene Dell’Era Written January 7, 2011 The sparrow awakens me with his chirp Again, a returned resume waits in my mailbox I hold back a burp I am an educated opinionated black … Continue reading

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WHEN THEY TRY TO SHUT YOU AWAY

(C)Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Anna Dell’Era with appropriate and … Continue reading

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BE STILL

it was just a small knot on the lower portion of my neck…just a little bit to the right of the jugular vein…my girlfriend and husband told me to leave it alone…to stop rubbing it..but it’s a bit difficult to ignore something … Continue reading

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Dear Aunt Joan

Dear Aunt Joan If I could have you here for a day I would drive you to Mariastein in Switzerland If I had to, I would carry you down the steps into the “Grotte” Where legend has it, a small … Continue reading

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