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: life
She was awkward in turn, cold with chilling thoughts on a mild night. Lying on fallen needles, they’d lost their sense of purpose. The stars overhead rotated. Everywhere she went she was the epicenter, except when others were present. Then … Continue reading
Day1, social distancing. This is the reality of my life right now, as it is for millions upon millions of others. This is me adjusting to the new normal. This is gratitude, for I’m far more fortunate than many. It’s … Continue reading
It was a theory, pages torn asunder. She cupped wasted ashes in her hands, spreading them over her heart. Gray, it was passion’s fire after, breathing when it no longer mattered. Horns beckoned in the background. She took them to … Continue reading
It’s difficult to navigate in a tailspin. I’ll be okay. I’m a survivor, so I’ll survive. I’ll move on. It’s been a rough week so this post is to let everyone know I’m putting off some of my online plans … Continue reading
I really don’t know how else to begin this other than to say, at the moment I’m overwhelmed. It really doesn’t matter. I’ll get through. There’s little that I know better than how to survive. I’m a survivor. It’s what … Continue reading
The title of this blog post says it all. No doubt there are those who’d tell me I shouldn’t admit to PTSD any more than depression or anxiety. Yeah, well, then don’t read this. There are others out there who … Continue reading
The warmth of sunrise… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
To be alive … she wanted it so. To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
Stepping down, she was one of many arriving… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.