Monthly Archives: June 2020

Female Friendship in Ontyre Fantasy Fiction

I don’t always set out to write themes into my work, they more often come to life on their own. When they do, I subtly enhance them later. Female friendship is a theme that entered my fiction on its own … Continue reading

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A Healthy Society

Live. Let live. Embrace and nourish. Release and flourish. Reap and sow. Learn and grow. Teach and distribute. Collaborate and contribute. Give and prosper. Give and give some more. A gift is what it is. The pursuit of happiness. A … Continue reading

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We the People

We the people are in a battle for our collective soul, for liberty and justice for all. At the heart of the matter, are those trying to save themselves while saving us all. Black lives matter. Without that basic principle … Continue reading

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Teargas

She cried… that moment, a nation taking another step towards tyranny. It wasn’t because people protested for their rights, it was because they had to, because they were treated as the enemy in their own home. She cried… maybe it … Continue reading

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That Was Close

It was close, far too close, but instead they took our neighbors. You know, the “others” we hardly knew. At least they took them and not us too. It was close again, and then again and again, until they came … Continue reading

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Comparing

  Interior, exterior, there’s no hiding when hateful actions tell the truth. Superior, inferior, if only there was a way to know? Ah, but there is, but it doesn’t show. Unless, of course, someone declares they’re superior, for that’s an … Continue reading

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Death of the Collective Soul

A casket upon the ground. No one around to make a sound. An abandoned coffin on the hill. The hill is quiet, all is still. No lingering sobs or mournful cries No shouted protests where no one hides. The sun … Continue reading

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Sickened

Prejudice based on skin? That’s absurd. —It’s about color— Color is a spectrum, not black and white. —It’s about race— There’s one race, the human race. —It’s about superiority— Superiority becomes inferiority when declared. —You just don’t understand— Oh, I … Continue reading

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The State of the Mirror

The words came from a place not difficult to find, though they were for some. Her mirror held a troubled view, it reminded. Injustice remained. She refused to see the other reflection, the one seen by some. Mothers were everywhere, … Continue reading

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