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.
Tag Archives: abuse
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
Privilege came, indifference stayed, his power unearned he wielded without shame. He saw her in a way, that was to say, he didn’t see her at all in his rage. She saw him in ways, through her haze, he dismissed … Continue reading
She built a world. It replaced the one into which she was born… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
The title of this blog post says it all. No doubt there are those who’d tell me I shouldn’t admit to PTSD any more than depression or anxiety. Yeah, well, then don’t read this. There are others out there who … Continue reading
Oh daddy, but he wasn’t daddy at all… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
He knew all her words… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
It was something she did… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
If she was fortunate in her hope… To read the new poem on the website, please join me HERE.
Drafting, editing, and world building are the sapling in the sunlight, but the seed and roots that come first are the writer’s true creation story. As a child I often gazed out my window imagining, but that was but one … Continue reading
*Be aware, save a life, remember that this is Mental Health Awareness Month. To read the latest poem on the website please join me HERE. SaveSave