The Shared Place

Courtesy: Pixabay
Painful reality,
a void
Numbness in her hands.
Chaotic thoughts
on society's cruel hatred.

Practiced self-care
took over,
saved her,
even when thought
was lost.

So many likeminded,
Might clarity through story
turn "apart"
into "a way" for some?
a shared place,
letting others know
they aren't alone.

©August 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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