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A Dream She Had

The dream unfolded with a dream, the kind she couldn’t share because girl’s like her weren’t allowed to exist. Her dream threatened to die a dream, hatred assaulting her because she was deemed unworthy of love. The dream survived as … Continue reading

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For Someone

Somewhere in the world, distant though they might be, was someone waiting? She wondered sometimes. Could it be someone needed the story only she could tell? Their trust guided, held her tight, ever more so when times were hard, when … Continue reading

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The Promise

Another slumber, disquieting and a little somber, no details lingering, yet, her heart lifted anyway, for stirring deep within was the promise, the one made so very long ago, the purpose she couldn’t let go, the purpose she couldn’t forget, … Continue reading

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Her Eyes

What if others could see what she could see, beyond the hatred, and the cruelty, to the kindness, the love that was possible for all, for everyone. If, if only they could see a world made right, then maybe a … Continue reading

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Writing Hope

Tears on a page, her eyes resting, having found peace. Was there anyone, in a world embracing shadows, who desired hopeful words? Wasn’t it the age with an insatiable thirst for hopelessness? Maybe, the story told her, that was her … Continue reading

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Safe in Her Heart

Marveling, as they were, they asked to see it. Fragile, as it was, she held it with two hands. Asking, as they did, they wished to know. Answering, as she must, she shared the truth. Hope, it did seem, was … Continue reading

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In Thanks For Every Tear

Yes, it’s an odd title for the final post of a horrific year. Yet, for me, it brings to mind what I’ll most remember about this year beyond the death and suffering. It’s what I’ll come away treasuring on the … Continue reading

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Diversity of Mind

Where does it come from? How can it be? Ideas for a better tomorrow never before seen. It’s the wonder and diversity of the human mind, existing on a spectrum as broad as humankind. Let’s embrace and nourish, celebrate who … Continue reading

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Finding Hope in Despair While Waiting for Purpose

Hope and purpose. They’re the driving force behind my fantasy fiction, even if they aren’t explicitly stated. I already know how hope can endure despite the odds, and when it’s paired with purpose it becomes a force. Purpose can be … Continue reading

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Something She Heard

No one for her. Wasn’t that what they said, wasn’t that what they promised, from the day her heart opened until it should end? The words lingered. They had a way of dictating, a cruel promise that wouldn’t let go, … Continue reading

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