Monthly Archives: April 2016

Thinking Back

I’ve been asked what I would do differently if I could go back in time. First of all, I wouldn’t do that. I didn’t enjoy my early years, hated middle school and despised high school. I didn’t start to truly … Continue reading

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Sepia World

Caught in a dark, sepia-toned world, A desperate child cries in the night Yearning for a mother’s love unfurled Strong enough to scare away the fright   Hiding in corners to block out the fears The abandoned child screams silently … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Duties

What does a mother do when she realizes that her child will never witness a golden sunset or the glory of the sun peaking over mountains to greet the new day, nor will he stand, slack-jawed, as a jet leaves … Continue reading

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Late Night Drama

“Stop it, Daddy!” “Shut up your mouth before I shut it for you,” the man hissed in the little girl’s ear.  Holding her tightly by both arms, he shook her. “Please,” the girl cried.  “You’re hurting me.”  Sobbing convulsively, the … Continue reading

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