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The Monster Within – Poetry

The monster within Was the monster without Sneaking around under cover of dark Hiding in plain site The whole world could see But no one knew the>>>
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Snow Ice Cream

The anticipation began early in the winter when the trees were stark and the sky was filled with gray and rolling clouds covering any ray of sunlight>>>
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Liar, Liar

I am a liar.  Apparently, when you are 10 years old and tell a whopper of a lie, it sticks with you for a while.  And when I say awhile, I>>>
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The Dreams

THE DREAMS For years I was afraid to go to sleep for fear that I would be haunted by the demons that would torment me during my night terrors. These>>>
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After the Storm – Fiction

I remember the day Dean and I found this gem. A ninety-two-year-old farmhouse out of a fairytale novel, me round with Sarah soon to make us three.  We>>>
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What Abuse?

Content Warning: This page contains mention of domestic abuse During my first serious relationship, I had suffered physical abuse at the hands of who>>>
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I ponder, ponder, one step short of full-on obsession. Mulling over the world I grew up in and how suddenly and without fanfare, it ceased to exist>>>
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Grief Wrapped at Christmas

Nine years ago I was trying to prepare myself and our kiddos, to get through the first Christmas without Christopher. It had only been 53 days since>>>
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A Poet’s World – Poetry

I’ll be your California,You’ll be my CarolinaThe sun will rise and set with usThe moon will string a banded chorusof poetic writers across>>>
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Do You Think Of Her? — Short Story

“Do you still think of her?” Alyson’s words were soft, their tender touch relaxing to Robert. He continued to fidget, his fingers juggling the same>>>