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: peace
Covering her ears, she knelt. Angry voices SCREAMING. Demanding! Wanting extremism, now! Even if that wasn’t her way. She found her breath. Held it. Exhaled slow. Her heart lifted, raised her to her feet, speaking in but a whisper. No, … Continue reading
Her pesky brain, it was playing its tricks, cluttering her mind with thoughts. An inner breeze swept them away, but as was the way, more came. She’d not cling, not shove aside, but instead let them fade… In the stillness … Continue reading
Was life to mean fighting a current pulling her down, or sailing, her destination her own? Too often whispers declared her course erroneous, said she was deficient for being herself in peace. Peacefulness and kindness, though, opened the future wide, … Continue reading
Her lungs were a bellows with no air. Pacing, hands darting, thoughts racing, catastrophes forming. Unable to settle, yet wanting to hide. Instead, she sought, her quiet place. Stillness. Breathing. In. Out. If chaos screamed, she let it scream, let … Continue reading