Poems/songs I wrote: Bio Ballads in Verse for Better or Worse

             Circa 1958: 11 of my parents' ultimately 14 children(I'm age 12, middle row, 2nd to left) Bio Ballad in Verse for Better or Worseby Stephany Spencer-LeBaronI was born some time agoWay out in the sticksIn Mexico’s Rocky Mountain RangeIn 1946.Then raised in Mormon Fundy cultsWhere self-righteous hicksThought sinfulWith the…

Part 19-C: Esther LeBaron- McDonald-Spencer, Me, and More Perils of Polygamy

MY MEMOIR Esther LeBaron-McDonald-Spencer, Me and More Perils of PolygamyPart 19-C  Nearly all men can stand adversity,But if you want to test a man's character, Give him power. Abraham Lincoln MY MEMOIR Esther LeBaron-McDonald-Spencer  Me and More Perils of PolygamyPart 19-C COUSIN HOMER'S KISS In Cousin Homer's kissThere'd be no connubial bliss.Though my first kiss and first date,It was barely a kiss and hardly a date.But"Profit"of Evil…

Pt 38-C: Farewell to Floren McDonald LeBaron: The Last of The Mexico-LeBarons

Farewell to Floren McDonald LeBaron: The Last of The LeBarons FLOREN MCDONALD LEBARON The Last FarewellIN MEMORIAM "THE BEST IS YET TO COME!"(My Uncle Floren's favorite saying)~~~On February 17, 2019, Two months before his 92nd birthday, Floren McDonald LeBaron Left this earthly helm To join his family In a heavenly realm. Fourth youngest of thirteen kids,…

Poem I wrote: In Love With a Narc: Unrequited Love  

In Love With a Narc: Unrequited LoveBy Stephany Spencer-LeBaron Unrequited Love In Love With a Narc: Unrequited LoveWhy didn't I turn and run the other directionWhen I felt no empathy, Nor genuine affection?Thought I would win this lover over, This sexy simpatico handsome rover.His double-messages took me by storm. He love-bombed me beyond the norm!But this Dr. Jekyll-Mr.…

Poem/Song I Wrote: “In Mexico, Down Past the Rio Grande”

Picnicking in the Canyons above Colonia LeBaron, Galeana, Chihuahua, Mexico In Mexico, Down Past the Rio Grande by Stephany Spencer-LeBaronSong Version:1— In Mexico, down past the Rio Grande,I buried my diaries in the desert sand;Now they lie lost in a foreign land --Lost in LeBaron when I fled the clan.Buried my poems in the desert’s…

Poems I wrote: My Backyard Bird-Haven Wildlife Menagerie

Backyard Bird-Haven Wildlife MenagerieBy Stephany Spencer-LeBaron Photo by Frank Cone on Pexels.com Backyard Bird-Haven Wildlife MenagerieBy Stephany Spencer-LeBaronFor many years, I worked hardTo attract beautiful birds to my back yard.Feeding and watching them was healthy fun.By 2004, a Birder I’d become,Expanding my bird-feeders To sixty-one.My Birding Hobby couldn't be sweeter…Till I saw a squirrel fly overhead From…

Song I helped write: Short Creek/ Colorado City, Arizona-Utah: “They Changed the Name of Our Hometown”

Sing your song, Dance your dance, Tell your tale. ---Frank McCourt,  Modern-day Dickens, Author of best-selling classics: Angela's Ashes, 'Tis, and Teacher Man They Changed the Name of Our Hometown* 1— They changed the name of our hometown the other day, But in the hearts of some Short Creek will always stay; The cliffs so high, the…

Poem I Wrote: Less and Less the U.S.

Less and Less the U.S. More and moreWe're less and lessThe U.S. we used to be.Inflation, stagnation,Illegal immigrationThe global economy,Globalists, and more Diminish our Democracy.Now "Covid 1984"Is controlling me! Who's pulling the stringsOf our Bureaucracy?I'm all for improvementAnd equality.But that's not what I seePresently:My U.S. is a mess;No longer free. Bring back the AmericaWe used to be!Bring…

Poem I wrote: Cast Your Worries to the Wind

Cast Your Worries to the windby Stephany Spencer-LeBaron My Uncle Joel LeBaron's favorite maxim"Cast your worries to the windLet the rain settle them"Was keen wisdom"To yourself be kind"He'd often remind"Leave negatives behindWind blows them awayDuring your daily grindRain settles all in time"Dump the big boulderDon't let it smolderToss over your shoulderThings you can't shoulderKeep lessons learned The insights…

Pt 38-B: Esther LeBaron & Floyd Spencer: Fights, Plights, and Physical Punishment

Pt 38-B: Esther LeBaron & Floyd Spencer: Fights, Plights, and Physical Punishment Silence only benefits the oppressor. Those who love truth, and want to help victims,are open to discussion and want to hear how to help better.” Brenda's Journey:Using Survivor’s Trauma–Help Don’t Harm My beautiful mother, the talented and creative brainiac Esther LeBaron Spencer I…

Pt 20-D: Ma, Pa, Me, and Polygamy On-The-Down-Low

Law 27 "People have an overwhelming desire to believe in something. Become the focal point of such desire by offering them a clause, a new faith to follow. Keep your words vague but full of promise; emphasize enthusiasm over rationality and clear thinking. Give your new disciples rituals to perform. Ask them to make sacrifices on…

Poem I wrote: My Life’s a Wreck

Point blank: The point at which all thought leaves the frontal lobe and one comes face-to-face with writers block. Author unknown/Dan pointer? Point blank: 1- The point at which one's empty cartridge pen pummels the range between a gun and its target called writers block. 2- The point at which one's brain is shot through…

William P. Tucker’s Baby and Wife Left to Die by Cult, Sister, & Bill’s Buddy Stephen Silver

 28-year-old Bill Tucker and 18-year-old Beulah Stephany Spencer-LeBaron de Tucker with our Six-month-old baby Asenath Marie "Where there's a will, there's a way." William James In July 1967, three months after my/our husband, William Preston Tucker/AKA: Bill Tucker (I say "our" husband because I was one of Bill's three wives), announced to the "church" he…

Pt 1–18: Esther LeBaron Spencer, Me, and Mormon Polygamist Cults Unmasked

 A Memoir: FLEEING POLYGAMY: Out of LeBaronism into the Lightby Stephany Spencer-LeBaron PART 1:Esther LeBaron-McDonald Spencer:My Mother:   Image     “Mother! For love of thee it was begun;In thy most honored name today ’tis done.And though all earthly cares must ceaseIn that fair land of everlasting peace,Love aye is one, and they who love…

Memoir poem I wrote: My Hypnotic-Regression “Rebirthing” Session: Nascency in Mexico Down Past the Rio Grande

My Hypnotic-Regression "Rebirthing" Session In 1986, I learned it was possible to be hypnotized and taken back to the moment I was born. Being a curious person undergoing personal growth, self-discovery, and healing, I hired an excellent psychotherapist who specialized in doing psychological “Rebirthings.” Through my hypnotic-regression session, this therapist guided me back to the…

Pt 41-M: Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr and “More on” LeBaron Madness

Pt 41-M: Ross Wesley LeBaron Sr and "More on" LeBaron Madness Circa 2003: Stephany Spencer-LeBaron, age 57;36 years after fleeing polygamy and the cult "There are no heros. Only heroic decisions. You are never further than one decision away from making a difference. It doesn't matter whether it is a big difference or if it…

Poem/song I wrote: Pretty City Chic: A Bit o’ Bio in Verse

Stephany Spencer-LeBaron, age 38  Pretty City ChicDearest friends and fans,Please note: This tongue-in-cheek Song I wrote  Isn't finished So I don't gloat,But pray my poem Won’t get your goat.It's late -- Blog due “mañana;” Check my song later on ... uh  You'll find it “re-wrote”... Needs work is my last quote. But please enjoy what I wrote,As…

Poem I wrote: Pushy Prez

Pushy Prez Pushy PrezI'm repelled by your Attempts to screw me Onto the Volunteers BoardThrough arm twisting And emotional blackmail.'Tis a wonder my arm Is still in its socketAnd I still in control of My destiny and free will.Badgering me will get you Nothing but backpedaling --My pedaling backwards Away from you As fast as…

Poem I wrote: My Life’s a Wreck!

    Life's a Shipwreck!  Or should I simply conclude: "That ship has sailed — Like two ships passing in the night,” Coming unglued? Or I could say, "Life's a train wreck.”? Or has that train left the station too, Like two trains passing a wreck or two? I've lived a long time – a…

Poem I wrote: “Advice for Creatives”

"Part of the reason that people don’t become enlightened is because it’s punctuated by intermittent catastrophes."WordToTheWise Anything worth doing is worth doing badly.An axiom DARE, DEAR CREATIVES, DARE!by Stephany Spencer-LeBaron"Anything worth doing is worth doing badly."Creatives can onlypresent works to the world... see their originations unfurled,if they dare---dare to fail, in order to dare to…

Poem/Doggerel I wrote: “Ladies Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places”

      - Does low self-esteem Cause the womanizer's chase? And is scoring all Ladies' Men Have going for their race? What the fuck, then! What "luck"! Is this their journey on life’s playing field? Then it's best never to them yield. For their dick has a life of its own to wield! Just wish I…

Original Sayings and Doggerel I wrote : From My Pen to Yours

~ Original Sayings 'n' Short Poems From My Pen to Yours I Think Mice Are Very NiceI think mice are very nice. Some people say they have lice ... Leave mouse tracks in their rice.But with pet mice that's quite rare; So I still do declare, I think mice are very nice! ~Stephany Spencer (My first poem,…

ABOUT

  Bio of Stephany Spencer ~ Stephany Spencer is a retired teacher on her endless summer -- and a Creative: An artist, lyricist, poet, performer, and musician. Born in Chihuahua, Mexico of American parents, she spent most of her life in the Western U.S., married young and was widowed at twenty-one. Left with a three-year daughter, she raised her…