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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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The Other Horizon

She’d made it. The dark tunnel was behind her, the other side before her where she could see the horizon, the sun. It meant, not that she’d arrived, but that she was growing, that there was far to go, much … Continue reading

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Change in the Wind

The warmth of sunrise came with the weather change, the storm’s demise blowing back her mane. Years struggling fell behind her, galloping in the drying rain, her mount’s gaze upon the future, no stride in vain. Her faith in humanity … Continue reading

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And She Was

Wandering the empty plain she thought she was empty inside. Huddled against the cold she thought she was frozen within. And she was. And she wasn’t. She realized she could be all she was without being confined. She was the … Continue reading

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Salvation’s Contrast

She’d known fists before her freedom and they’d known her name, the scars on the inside festering where she’d closed off hope. His tender touch, it was contrast afire. He opened her fears to future revelation, crafting doors with care … Continue reading

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How I Found Time

I’m at the doorstep of five months in lockdown. That’s five months in isolation given I live as alone as it’s possible to be. Time, though, I’ve had tons of time. No partner, children, or job. My editing hours should … Continue reading

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WHY?

Time, ticking. Lives slipping away. It’d been building for some time. Deep inside were the cries. She’d had enough. The questions she had were despised. Why? There was no answer. There could be NO answer. Why couldn’t we respect one … Continue reading

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Holding Hope

Who was she that she should harbor possibilities? Why should she possess the hope others couldn’t see? Maybe, if she recorded her heart, set down her tales, maybe, it could be, what flowed from within would fill other hearts. What … Continue reading

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When the Past Steals

She languished in the past so long present became past, stealing opportunities while she looked back, blind to the growth she lacked. Clarity came, it was a late night hour, a moment, the moment, she resolved to move beyond cruel … Continue reading

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