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Je ne regrette rien – No regrets

The Wonderland Files

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When I first moved to New York City (in my twenties) I covered the wall next to my bunk bed with postcards of lost luminaries in the field of music: Buddy Holly, Billie Holiday, and Edith Piaf, among others. I was studying music at the time, and Piaf’s rags-to-riches story appealed to me.  I had similar dreams and I wondered if I, too, would have such an impact.  I loved her nickname: little sparrow.  I loved the arch of her penciled eyebrows and her shock of red hair.  I would stare into her face as I fell asleep that first year in the big apple, certain that I would follow in her tiny footsteps.

Fast forward thirty years.  Although I pursued music — songwriting and singing — for nearly twenty years, eventually I realized that it was unlikely I’d make my career in that field.  At 35, I walked away…

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MANON KUBLER. PERIODISTA , ESCRITORA EN RETIRADA. A LA SAGA DE UNA NUEVA CRONICA. PREPARO MIS BALAS. EXPULSO MIS FUEGOS. AFINO MIS LLAGAS. AVANZO. ME DEMORO. VUELVO A AVANZAR. BUSCO ESTOMAGOS QUE SUJETEN TOXICOS Y EXTREMOS. AQUI ESTOY, A LA SAGA, VIVIA Y SOBREVIVIDA PARA LA ALEGRIA DE POCOS, SALUD MANON

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