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About christineemmert

Words have been part of my life. First the spoken word in my time as an actress and increasingly the written word in my shift to writer. I write across the genres, but mostly as a playwright and poet. My interest as my life extends is in the realm of tethering myth to the mundane reality where I live. In this vein I have expanded into stories and novels. Presently I look at how myths taken from past cultures can affect us today. Hence my novella of Lilith which is out on Kindle . I live in the Eastern Woodlands where I try to incorporate nature into my many writing projects. We are so in danger of losing that link to our very planet!

Cricket Arias

The crickets have suddenly decided our home needs to be serenaded.  Their music carries us through the dark night and into the transitioning days.  Like much of the opera I hear I can’t understand the words, but the emotion is … Continue reading

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Woodstock Re-Visited

We are having a surge of articles about Woodstock.  I was not there.  Let me get that out of the way.  I was stuck in a two bedroom apartment with a son  and a husband who would leave soon after.  … Continue reading

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Old Woman in a Young World

I am in my 70s and know it by others as well as by my aching bones.  When I am out, I am invisible.  My voice is in my vote, however, and I choose to use it voting for the … Continue reading

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Strawberry Moon

The moon which they say is dead landscape exerts pulls on our tides and our imagery by turning size, shape and color to our eyes.  Now it is strawberry which delights us in the summer advent.  What would the poets … Continue reading

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Death Remembered

Just as soon as the pain subsides, we remember again lost life from the world around us. Flora and fauna come vibrantly into our lives and then leave us. And humans sculpt a need for us and then smash that … Continue reading

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Spring is full of spring steps

Finally here!  We wait impatiently like a hopeful lover for all of it…..the colors and smells and tastes of a season we know can fill us up with energies that winter has sapped.  April may be the cruelest month, but … Continue reading

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Tiptoeing without the Tulips

Just got back from Canada where the air is colder and the people are warmer.  Spring always induces a false hope in me that life will be better in every way.  Canada seems to be an optimistic nation while our … Continue reading

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