Tag Archives: Feelings

Without You

  You are my everything: Husband, friend, strongest supporter. You smile when I walk by, Cheer me on when I sing Encourage me to write Without ever reading a word I’ve written.   Without you I would be just a … Continue reading

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The Shadows

  I stand in the shadows Allowing the darkness To obscure my form. Feeling invisible In a world that demands Constant visibility. I am a deviant in this regard.   Hiding has become second-nature. Years of skulking about Formulate my … Continue reading

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Confessions of an eight-year-old Criminal

  Yes, it’s true. I was a thief. I can’t recall ever stealing something from my family, not stooping to raiding my mother’s purse, for I understood that such behavior was unacceptable. I also understood that we had very little … Continue reading

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Fearful Memories

She came to her mother in the night smelling of sweat, fear and sour breath with hair tangled into miserable knots crying about the monsters plaguing her dreams which resembled all too closely the boys who teased her mercilessly at … Continue reading

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Out of the Fire

Times had been hard since Julia’s father remarried. His new wife, Angelica, had no time and little to no interest in taking care of Julia, and so left her alone and feeling unloved. As an eight-year-old, this was painfully hard. … Continue reading

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My Never-ending Battle

I’d like to be able to tell you That I’ve won the battle with my body. That I’m down to a respectable weight And that nothing will distract me From that goal. But weight loss is a continuous battle. It … Continue reading

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Destiny

After her husband’s death, when she lost her condo because she couldn’t keep up with the mortgage payments, Alice thought things couldn’t get any worse. With tears in her eyes, she sold everything and anything that people would buy. The … Continue reading

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