Drawn Straight from Her Soul

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The plummet,
she decided,
was a matter of
The truth of it,
and not for the reasons
they claimed were true.

Her fall
was purposeful,
having had enough
of the material things
they demanded
she chase,
the cost
drawn straight from her soul.

was deemed too expensive,
though exhaustion
was free.
was life begging her to awaken.
And so she did.

©July 2021
Christina Anne Hawthorne

About Christina Anne Hawthorne

Alive and well in the Rocky Mountains. I'm a fantasy writer who also dabbles in poetry, short stories, and map making. My Ontyre tales are an alternative fantasy experience, the stories rich in mystery, adventure, and romance. Alternative fantasy? Not quite steampunk. Not quite gothic. In truth, the real magic is in those who discover what's within.
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