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just this day, a Rock Home Companion
November 09, 2009
bird on a wire: on Lionel Loueke and art
March 08, 2009
vitamin D for the memory
March 05, 2009


Elizabeth (@claritychaos)
Reply April 13, 2010

I LOVE hearing writers read their words aloud. Thank you so much for sharing this. I feel like I just got to see another layer of your texture,

And speaking of the sun....(shake shake shake) ;)

Kelly Jeanne
Reply April 13, 2010

Amber, that was so beautiful. I'm so glad I stopped by your site today. Thanks for your lovely words.

Reply April 13, 2010

That was so very beautiful! You are beautiful, INSIDE and OUT! I will be doing a link loving your to a future post about this.

You made me weep happy tears. Thank you.

Reply April 13, 2010

Oh, Amber.
thank you for taking me there , into your glow, into the Light.

Reply April 13, 2010

Thanks for sharing. Beautiful. Takes me back to being a kid growing up amidst pine trees and wild grapes. The creek beds and pond with Cat Tails wavering in the wind. I haven't gone back there in a long time.

Reply April 13, 2010

Well! Aren't you lovely!

Reply April 13, 2010

You made my day!

Southern Gal
Reply April 13, 2010

Loved hearing you read that. Childhood in the sultry South. It flooded my mind with memories as well. Reminds me of the song "Flies on the Butter" and Denise's book of the same name. And it makes me tear up.

Reply April 13, 2010

Sweet Amber... hope you don't mind some link love...

Reply April 13, 2010

Wonderful to hear your beautiful writing in your own words!

Reply April 13, 2010

Damn. Just damn. Except, I think you need to say it with a deep southern drawl. 'Cause that's how that made me feel.

{I hope it's ok to say damn in the context of jaw droppingly incredible poetry. We say it in South Africa - we like to say it. We don't often think of it as a swear, rather as an exclamation mark.}

Reply April 13, 2010

So, so beautiful! You AND your words!

Jennifer Wiliams
Reply April 14, 2010

Absolutely beautiful. Thank you.

Reply April 14, 2010

Beautiful and enchanting. Thank you so much for speaking your own words. So lovely.

Reply April 14, 2010

hearing and watching you read makes me miss you and seth and them boys. glory!

Reply April 14, 2010

Thanks for reading that for us... it brought sweet tears to my eyes. I have wonderful childhood memories & I often miss that time so much. I think I need to sit in the sun & write down what I remember. :)

Reply April 15, 2010

Oooh! I love that! It makes me remember how much I love and miss you!

Reply April 17, 2010

Thank you so much for loving the craft of words. So many bloggers throw black and white sentences at the screen, without beauty. I will definitely be back to your site. I feel inspired to enjoy what spring has brought today, not sun here in Michigan, but the yellow of the forsythia is almost as good!

Kristen@Moms Sharpening Moms
Reply May 8, 2010

Could you BE any more stinkin' cute?? brought back memories. I live where summer is year 'round, but my childhood familiarities of oak trees and bees and roses are missing. Mmm, Mmm, Mmm. I can smell and hear and see it all!

Thank you for this!

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