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Barbi Schulick

When Barbi Schulick was a child, her father taught her his favorite poem: “If,” by Rudyard Kipling. She now lives and writes on Kipling Road in Brattleboro, Vermont, a stone’s throw from where Kipling spun his tales. Her work has appeared in Yoga Journal and Spirituality and Health, and on NPR affiliate WFCR.

— From March 2005
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Four Mandalas For My Father

My father used to tuck me in at night. It was a ritual I looked forward to throughout my childhood and even into adolescence, when my father became slightly repulsive to me — what with the errant hairs protruding from his nose and ears, and the smacking noise he made while eating.

March 2005
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