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Michelle Bergstrom

"This year I will publish something!"

Reno, NV, USA
female, age 44
married, 1 child
Speaks: English
Joined Sep 25, 2003

Veggies and Poetry

I can't remember a time when
thoughts of your sweet,
toothless smile didn't interrupt my day,
when the scent of your honey-colored hair
didn't linger in my nose,
blocking the potent, often offensive,
scents of the city.
Sometimes, out of nowhere,
I'll remember one of the funny things you've done,
and I can't help to tell everyone about it;
I can't help to brag.
You're growing so big now.
Almost as big as my pride grows
when I recount all that you've learned in your two short,
wonderful years of life.
You are my treasure,
my sweetness, my girl,
my little baby Bee.
©Michelle Simone Bergstrom

Yellow-headed Blackbird

Perched on gate,
A worm to eat,
A sound from the ground,
No doubt he has found a hearty meal satisfying,
Immediately gratifying.
Must be sure no one spies,
Over sleeping dogs he flies.
A swooping technique,
The prize in his beak.
Wings spanned wide, now he’s in full flight,
Lands safe in a tree, he's hidden from sight.
The hunt is over, the worm ingested.
It was worth every moment of time he invested.
He rests contented.

©Michelle Simone Bergstrom
"Yellow-headed Blackbird" was written using the "PI" form: 3.141592653589793 (number of words per line)

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Joined Sep 25, 2003 Activist Aspirations Casual 
Here for Meeting Friends, Support a Cause, Other 
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Groups Between the Worlds, Jane Goodall Institute: Race for the Primates, NATURE PROVIDES, Pets in Need, Race for the Big Cats, Race for the Rainforest, Tobacco Free Kids, VEGETARIAN BASIC 101, Vegetarian, Writers, Poets, and Thinkers Circle
Hometown Chicago, IL 
Birthday Oct 02, 1974  
Languages English  
About Me I'm anxious and shy. I love animals, especially dogs. My favorite time of the day is just after the sun goes down in the evening. Writing is my passion, and I insist on publishing something this year!
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Pets Parakeet, Mini Schnauzer, Scottish Terrier  
Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning
Eating Habits rice and beans, Raw Foods, wheat toast, vegetarian, no meat, pasta, lots of water, wine, green tea, garlic, veggies, cheese  
Wild Fact About Me I love the scent of chocolate, but I don't eat it very often.
My Philosophy
What Gives Me Hope My writing. It's my freedom.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me insensitive people, when people forget to turn off lights, laziness, negative people, selfishness, inconsiderate people, being tired, work, Any one that would hurt an animal, Litter Bugs!!  
Passions music, computers, books, family, laughter, reading, writing  
Inspirations a good book, reading  
What Scares Me Cruelty To Animals, violence, spiders  
Role Models  
Interests pets, Wildlife, Art/Design, Libraries, Massage, Meditation, Mind/Body/Spirit, Movies, Music, Mythology / Folklore, Nutrition, Computers, Entertainment, Environment, Health - Spas, Herbs, Homeopathy, Wine/Beer, Women's Products/Serv  
Books Midwives by Chris Bojalian, The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold, Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein", Barbara Kingsolver, poetry, Robin Cook, anne rice, Stephen King, true stories, TRUE CRIME  
Music Red Hot Chili Peppers, Alanis Morrisette, Liz Phair, Belly, Pigface, Mazzy Star, Jewel, tori amos, Rock and Roll, punk, pop, classical, Classic Rock, alternative, country  
Movies Shrek, Mr. Holland's Opus, Wizard of Oz, Tim Burton Films, Forrest Gump, Regarding Henry, horror, drama, comedy  
TV Shows Til Death, The Simpsons, Family Guy, Animal Planet, War at Home, South Park, That 70's Show, Discovery Channel, American Idol, House  
Favorite Foods Basmati rice, salsa, hot and sour soup, salmon, couscous, wild rice, wine, bagels, cheese, sushi, veggies, strawberries, pasta, pizza  
Favorite Places home, in front of a warm fire, my backyard, woods, mountains  
Can't Live Without my little girl, doggie kisses, cozy blankets, lip gloss, my doggies, hair dye, pen, notebook, dogs, chapstick, hand lotion  
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    Feb 2, 2007 12:49 PM

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    Peggy S. (16)
    Have a great weekend!

    Dec 30, 2006 4:12 AM

    Ros L. (56)
    May 2007 be a wonderful year for you and all those you love.
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    Ros and the smooching bunnies...

    Dec 19, 2006 7:43 AM

    Krystal M. (7)

    Good luck going veggie, Michelle!  My 9 y/o is the same way about meat-he doesn't like to eat it.  Keep us posted on your progress!

    Dec 15, 2006 9:10 AM

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