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: Mental health
In the interest of clarity she wrapped her mind around a thought, her consciousness finding the light in her mind’s eye. With her next breath she found air, an inhale unheard, bringing life, held ever so gently before the exhale. … Continue reading
In this moment, no past, no future, no needs to meet, nor tasks to complete. There’s now, this space, this place, existing between the headwind and the breeze at your back. The air moving in and out, your lungs expanding, … Continue reading
Shrinking, wilting, trapped in the darkness, cowering. Victim. Managed, abandoned, stamped with a label, damaged. Outcast. Hopelessness, lifelessness, assistance that fades away, faceless. Forgotten. Grasping, seeking, the fickle left behind, standing. Awakened. Pneuma, yoga, sparking the strength within, survivor. Worthy. … Continue reading
TRIGGER CAUTION. This poem deals with abuse, self-harm, and suicide. Please remember that there’s a difference between awareness that intervenes and awareness that notes a life’s passing. I’ve witnessed those who knew better turn away, not just from me, but … Continue reading
Purpose. Commitment. Commitment to purpose. Fulfilling purpose requires the right tools and resources, both as a person and a writer. 2020 wasn’t just a year to assess, but a test. Entering the year, I had big expectations, but then Covid-19 … Continue reading