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About Kitty

Kitty Jarman has been an active member of the writing community in the Fox Valley area, since 1998. One of eighteen authors from the St. Charles Writers Group who wrote the group novel, “Don’t Die Mr. Opal, Oklahoma Needs You,” published in 2006. Her poem, Dead Orchids, was selected in 2013 for Drawn with Words; a publication by the Fine Arts Counsel and also is the cover of her book of poetry, published in 2017. She is working on a collection of short stories and a mystery novel.

Beware, O wanderer

Found this quote in a book titled, The After Life of Stars by Joseph Kertes. Beware, o wanderer, the road is walking too. Rainer Maria Rilke

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Vietnam – New Documentary – My Poem

THE VIETNAM WAR is a ten-part, 18-hour documentary film series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will air on PBS in September 2017. As She Remembers 1968  Rain falls hard on his burned out bunker as ashes … Continue reading

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“Dead Orchids”

I’m delighted to release details of my first published poetry book, “Dead Orchids.” You can find it at             I can’t wait to hear your feedback!

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How Mommies Grow Up flashes of lightning and I run trying not to clutch my son too close afraid he’ll be infected with my fear but we’re in the basement again his eyes wide too young to say silly mommy … Continue reading

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Outside Is The Real World

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It really is all out there! rabirius View original post

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Walking Into The Sea

The ending is so final – so deep. Photo Credit: Leilani Haag

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My first marriage was arraigned by fate and my first born. I did not mind, what else would I be doing? My heart was protected by baby kisses. Hubby left me and our television for a woman who could decorate … Continue reading

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Starved Rock, Illinois

Seeing a favorite site with tourists can stimulate your muse!      

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Shaman I went to see a shaman looking for a missing part hoping to find a cure for an empty ache in my heart the shaman shared some stories I explained my need we agreed a journey would help me … Continue reading

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There you are as if it were fate but that doesn’t happen right?

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