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Laura A. Lord

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October 30, 1985

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Laura A. Lord is the author of numerous collections of vignettes and poetry and one awesome children’s book about a T-Rex screwing up her entire day. It’s absolutely a true story.

Laura graduated with an AA in Liberal Arts, with an emphasis in Literature, and then spent a number of years as a writing tutor at her local college. Then she got married for a second time and the man domesticated her. It’s been quite tragic. In some effort to find something more productive than laundry to do all day, Laura started her blog over at History of a Woman, and began writing in earnest. She is also a contributing writer for Tipsy Lit.

Laura’s collections focus heavily on women’s issues in today’s society. She writes:

I’m the liberal, pro-choice, pro-gay ma
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Laura A. Lord I step away from what I'm working on and do something, anything else. That's part of the reason I keep so many different projects going. I always have…moreI step away from what I'm working on and do something, anything else. That's part of the reason I keep so many different projects going. I always have something fresh to go to.(less)
Laura A. Lord I have a voice. A loud voice. That isn't part of my personality otherwise.
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Of Roots and Wreckage

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History of a Woman

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Wake Up a Woman

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Perjury

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The Telling

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The T-Rex That Ruined My Day

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The Stranger that Took Me (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A young woman in therapy makes a startling discovery about her father.
Just In Case (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: A nightmare turned mystery for this mother and her two children one snowy evening.
My Middle Finger is Too Short to Flick You Off (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A writer's take on carpal tunnel and not being able to write.
Origami (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A young woman wakes up after an accident with her life in shambles.
Home (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Two parents are faced with the hardest decision of their lives. After the court refuses to give them access to their daughter in the hospital, they fight for a way to save her.
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Of Roots and Wreckage by Laura A. Lord
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"My Response to Laura A. Lord's Of Roots and Wreckage

Answering the call of Laura Lord’s poetry
I write not as a poet
For I have not Lord’s skill nor gift
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"I received this in a giveaway. It was truly a descriptive set of poems. I enjoyed reading them and there were quite a few lines i liked a lot. I love the way the imagery and emotion was laid out. job well done!"
" Paul wrote: "You are welcome. The honor is all mine. You are a very gifted and talented writer and can't wait to read more of your work."

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I am the welcome rounded edge
of a pelvis bone
pressed tightly against the sharp curve of your hip.

I am a muffled cry into the
soft feather pill
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“He’s a steamroller in my life and I like to be laid out flat. I like his hands on my chest, pushing me down whenever my back turns to the span of a bridge. His hands on my thighs, forcing me flat, flat, flat. Yes. Yes, I like that.”
Laura A. Lord, The Telling

“There’s a lamentation in the flutter of your lash.”
Laura A. Lord, Perjury

“We don’t have no say, ‘cause we was an afterthought. He yanked us up out o’ man’s ribs, but He made man out the Earth. He made him out the dirt and the mud and made him out the world, so man is the world. Women…women just a part o’ men.” Elaine snubbed the cigarette out, tapped the dark leather case on the edge of the table and I watched as another slim, white stick slid free.”
Laura A. Lord, History of a Woman

“There's always some further action to take.”
Pierre Boulle

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
Oscar Wilde

“Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much.”
Oscar Wilde

“I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying.”
Oscar Wilde, The Happy Prince and Other Stories

“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all.”
Oscar Wilde

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