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Separating Heartbeats

The struggle’s reality, hers to conquer. She said the words, heard the truth. “Focus on the present, focus on the now.” The between time separating past and future, separating heartbeats. After one breath, before the next, bookend ticks of the … Continue reading

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Writer’s Key

conscious door slamming closed the lock beyond her grasp blocking her mind the answers sought hidden on the other side lost key her panic seeking chasing unsettled hands racing thoughts out of her mind the thought so close threatening to … Continue reading

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In Her Silence

They wanted her obedient, silent, never achieving. Accomplishing was a distraction in their busy lives. Better she hide away, say nothing, her life theirs when her services were needed. She endured their demands, disinterest, neglect. She imagined dreams to achieve, … Continue reading

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Awakening in Twilight

Her years passing time, an awakening in twilight transformed, beholding the silver landscape anew, examining the dwindling hours. It was a reimagined future, where starting was starting in furthermore, watching the despondent around her chase a daybreak they wouldn’t catch. … Continue reading

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Where Did He Go?

She always wondered, where did he go? So long ago he was there and then gone, unknowingly stealing her heart. She was all wrong then, a bystander in her life, his voice captivating, so much so she could hear it … Continue reading

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Waiting

She waited in her small hiding place that wasn’t hidden enough. She waited for the soft voice that never came, never soothed or reassured. She waited for a gentle touch, but what came bruised her soul. She waited for the … Continue reading

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She Was Her Mind

Choirs whispered in her ears urging her to listen to the strength inside, to act through the tears, “Believe,” they said, “and the world is yours to conjure, for you are your mind.” Possibilities played on her fingertips, the urge … Continue reading

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Bond

He penned heart words written on her soul, massaging the longing trapped in loneliness. He only ever eased worry because his torment and her ache were much the same. She was enthralled, a love over distance, then he was gone … Continue reading

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Close Enough to Imagine

She grieved love, the embrace she’d not known, the reassurance she longed to touch, to have near, tenderness like her own. There were times she’d watch it from afar, close her eyes to imagine it was hers, its arms about … Continue reading

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A Spector Waiting

She’d seen them, born before death, yet trapped in a stasis, their vicarious lives forgetting to urge them to step outside. If learning was growing, if growing was living, they were crystalizing before her eyes, orchestrating a tragedy one day … Continue reading

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