Tag Archives: life

The Cost

It was a job, time spent with tasks to do for someone else, repetitive meaninglessness stealing her creativity. It was security, providing benefits unless she needed them, the biggest benefit of all the dreams where she was somewhere else. It … Continue reading

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Compulsion

There shouldn’t be edges in the world, she wanted to align them, better that life be wild, all the world curves. There shouldn’t be strings, you know, strings hanging off things, stealing her sleep till they were trimmed. There shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Transcending

She tried to hide, tried to be that peg for every hole, denying her heart, her soul, her truth. Templates were lies, erasing expression, erasing her life, when all she wanted was to be the true self within. True freedom … Continue reading

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Bucket Full of Stars

Time adjourned, drums long sounding, sounding still, without solace. The energy within strained to know more, to break all bonds, explore the universe. She sought the room for a mind’s escape, for freedom from hate, freedom from limitations. It was … Continue reading

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My Top Writing Experiences 4 – The Impossible

Here we go, the fourth of my five installments detailing my most memorable writing experiences that were also significant moments in my writing growth. It’s my hope these will inspire and motivate others, especially if you’re considering NaNoWriMo this November. … Continue reading

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Ghost of Creation

It’d tried to take her in those long ago days, tried to end her life. She’d kept breathing, endured. Was she alive? She wondered sometimes, heard tales of the dying while she lived, thrived alone, created. There was damage, but … Continue reading

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Invisible

A marble bench, the living passing by, “In Memory,” the bench declared to those approaching from behind. Looking ahead, couples merged, that life, was for her the life that never was, society rendering her unheard. The hollowness bestowed, she’d filled … Continue reading

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Between Edges

She traced edges, her finger jagged and unsteady, the mystifying way ahead bending corners. Sometimes, closing her eyes, it uncovered crystal life images she’d never seen. Why did life take so long to explain? Why was she taking so long … Continue reading

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The Answers

Time, when it stood still, went nowhere, grew no possibilities. Salvation, it wasn’t to be found in the avoidance she’d crafted with care. Life, it didn’t happen in a vacuum’s darkness while she waited. Answers, they weren’t to be found, … Continue reading

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Taking Back Her Life

Incorporated serpent holding her tight, whispering desire, profiting, exploiting, monetizing her life, her mind. She was a falcon flying free, caught in a serpent’s coils, wrung as was wrung the land, the river she followed running dry. She screeched, bit … Continue reading

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