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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Clock ticking, she can hear it, there’s clicking, her heels on the pavement as she runs away from herself. It shouldn’t be possible while standing still, when the pain she’s holding is immeasurable. Where to run when ghosts are everywhere? … Continue reading
On her knees begging for acceptance, her heart’s depth her nakedness, the essence possessed was her lifeforce laid bare. Learning two reactions, those who turned away, those who faded, fading took time, the scars left behind draining her soul. Oh … Continue reading
She was but a sound, a melody within, harmony in the air, gentle words to settle, a whispered song, a subtle vibration. Through space and time her feminine compassion sought a neglected wall, not to block her potential, but to … Continue reading
TRIGGER CAUTION. This poem deals with abuse, self-harm, and suicide. Please remember that there’s a difference between awareness that intervenes and awareness that notes a life’s passing. I’ve witnessed those who knew better turn away, not just from me, but … Continue reading