Author Archives: Ontyre Passages

About Ontyre Passages

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.

Hope, Purpose, and Kasaria

It’s time to talk about writing again. I could talk about the bad news circling the globe week after week, but I won’t. Not this week. After all, I’m a writer. I write. I’m also a writer who most often … Continue reading

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Epicenters

She was awkward in turn, cold with chilling thoughts on a mild night. Lying on fallen needles, they’d lost their sense of purpose. The stars overhead rotated. Everywhere she went she was the epicenter, except when others were present. Then … Continue reading

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Day 1 – My Corona Diary

Day1, social distancing. This is the reality of my life right now, as it is for millions upon millions of others. This is me adjusting to the new normal. This is gratitude, for I’m far more fortunate than many. It’s … Continue reading

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Examining the 2020 Plan

The pressure is light at the moment, but building each month as I move through 2020 on my way to late autumn. That pressure is a result of my plans for the year. My ultimate goal for 2020 is, and … Continue reading

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Gray

It was a theory, pages torn asunder. She cupped wasted ashes in her hands, spreading them over her heart. Gray, it was passion’s fire after, breathing when it no longer mattered. Horns beckoned in the background. She took them to … Continue reading

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The Way of Things

It’s difficult to navigate in a tailspin. I’ll be okay. I’m a survivor, so I’ll survive. I’ll move on. It’s been a rough week so this post is to let everyone know I’m putting off some of my online plans … Continue reading

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Real

The air wasn’t there… she breathed rhapsody. Touch lingered in quivering echo, ecstasy holding tight. Gossamer strands of light, lips caressing. Intimacy with rays. Discovering what it was to feel. Had she become real? Lacerating had been bleeding herself alive. … Continue reading

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Wielding Determination Through the Anxiety

I really don’t know how else to begin this other than to say, at the moment I’m overwhelmed. It really doesn’t matter. I’ll get through. There’s little that I know better than how to survive. I’m a survivor. It’s what … Continue reading

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Human

She was real, more than the image in the mirror could reveal, more than the dehumanizers could steal. She was sunshine happiness when birds were calling, tears at midnight on the bathroom floor. She was hopes and dreams and human … Continue reading

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Days of Site Transition Update

My site transition continues so my blog posts, for now, are basically updates. Whatever enters my mind I’m going to throw it in and move on. The website deconstruction is nearly complete. At this point, it’s an empty shell. What … Continue reading

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