Author Archives: Mimi Broihier

Secret.

Don’t you remember? That was me you whispered your dark stories to. Me you held next to your heart all night. Don’t you remember when you took me onto you in the cold quiet and let me think I was … Continue reading

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The Best Seller

Reading the preface to a best-seller is a bore. Writing one must be worse. It’s like trying to keep the attention of the cute guy at the cocktail party by talking about yourself. Your mouth is moving, but you sense … Continue reading

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Earth Day in the Garden

Every Earth Day I do something like pick up trash in the neighborhood. We live off a postcard perfect old road that used to be an indian trail. It runs along a small hill and traverses the creeks and in … Continue reading

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Fishing in 1966

On any summer night, bedtime in a child’s room is license to play with magic. Once the cheeks are kissed and the still-damp hair is smoothed by a mother’s tired hand, once the footsteps fade down the hall and little … Continue reading

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