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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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I Dream of Fulfillment

It’s a pretty simple statement. I dream of fulfillment. Maybe it’s not on everyone’s mind when they get up in the morning, but it’s on mine. Every—single—morning. That fulfillment is derived from story, of course. Be it drafting, revising, or … Continue reading

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Contemplating

Who was she, this gentle person, this feminine introvert, so introspective? Of what use was she, she who coveted time, time for contemplation over mass consumption? How was one to understand someone who roared inside, soared in her mind, and … Continue reading

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Each Step

Unilaterally, moving laterally, she ran in despair knowing the fastest way to avoid time running out was to go from here to there and reach where she wanted to be, but where she wanted to be was difficult to achieve … Continue reading

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The Year of Fear that Became Creative Redemption

This is about my ongoing Covid-19 lockdown, but it’s also about writing. Oh, but that’s just the beginning because, in the end, it’s about my writing salvation. At the moment the walls were closing in I found purpose. How ironic … Continue reading

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Lines of Time

She traced the line, wondering how so many years fit inside, some moments faded, some jaded, some protecting her heart from those cutting deep enough to leave a line, her line, a line that defined all she’d come to be. … Continue reading

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