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: healing
In school, she painted smiles. At home, at night, she waited for floorboards to creak outside her door, for her door to open. Outside, children waited for birthdays, the Easter Bunny, and Santa on his sled. Inside, she waited for … Continue reading
Dreamscape on a knife edge slashing the past, her tranquility on fire, dense smoke haunting each night. Abusive memories on a blind path of sharp betrayal, replaying each night when she turned out the light. Each morning’s cure was to … Continue reading
The years passed, her cherishing the healing she felt inside. She shared one written line marking each time her passion surfaced and she set it free. She opened windows, to let the darkness flee, to let there be one light … Continue reading
In the gray light starlight, in the snow falling there, she knelt and cried tears of joy. A whisper for her own ear, a way, from here to there, her path to healing. It was the gift she’d bestow upon … Continue reading