Beginnings and Endings of 2016

Jane and Clive

Life is not easy for any of us. But what of that? We must have perseverance and above all confidence in ourselves. We must believe that we are gifted for something and that this thing must be attained. ~ Marie …

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7 Mental Health Clinicians Reflect Upon Working on 9/11

American Flag & Bald Eagle

My latest article “7 Mental Health Clinicians Reflect Upon Working on 9/11” is available on Pulse via LinkedIn. Follow M. Terry Bowman on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube Tweet

How One Question Turned My Life Around (on Sweatpants & Coffee)

I Heart Coffee

My latest essay, “How One Question Turned My Life Around,” is up on Sweatpants & Coffee. Follow Sweatpants & Coffee on Facebook, Twitter Follow M. Terry Bowman on Facebook, Twitter Tweet

June 2016 Book Reading at Orinda Books

Readers at Orinda Books 6/10/16

  Contributing authors* of Remembering the Days that Breathed Pink will be reading at Orinda Books on June 10, 2016, 6:30PM-8:00PM. If you’re in the San Francisco Bay Area, come join us!   * Nicole Borello, M. Terry Bowman, Heather …

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“Goodbyes” by Pablo Neruda

My cat, Brady, and Neruda on a Stormy Afternoon in San Francisco

I finished Pablo Neruda‘s Fully Empowered, a collection of 36 poems. It’s a lovely little book that includes the following, “Goodbyes.” I’ve lost count how many times I’ve reread it. To those of you on figurative journeys and to my tribe …

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March 2016 – A Movie Premiere and a Book Launch

The Last Smile

Happy to announce two creative endeavors that I was involved in will make their debuts during the same weekend. The first is the world premiere of Shankey Srinivasan’s The Last Smile where I was an extra in the film. The …

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“Remembering the Days that Breathed Pink” Poetry Anthology

Remembering the Days that Breathed Pink

Remembering the Days that Breathed Pink, a poetry anthology, is available through Quaci Press. Here’s a description of the collection: “Like the evolution of the church veil, women’s experiences have been covered, silenced, unveiled, and then partially veiled again. Through …

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Gung Hay Fat Choy and the Years of Monkeys

Barbary Macaque On My Back!

When I lived in Northampton, England, a friend of mine invited me on a long weekend to Southern Spain. While there, she asked me if I wanted to go to Gibraltar for the day. I was excited at the prospect …

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“Debt Collector” on ZO Magazine

Debt Collector on ZO Magazine

My poem, “Debt Collector”, is up on ZO Magazine. Love the photo that was paired with it! Photo by Craig Brunetti, Stephen Paddock, Sean Carroll. “This is the imaginal disc of a developing wing of African butterfly Bicyclus Anynana created by …

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Book Review of “The Enchanted” by Rene Denfeld

"The Enchanted" by Rene Denfeld

I absolutely loved Rene Denfeld’s, The Enchanted. This novel had veracity, heart, and compassion among many interesting characters, both inside and outside the confines of a prison. Like any great book, I slowed down towards the end because I didn’t want …

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