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The Unlit Way

Dreamscape house, a sliver of narrow, mirror to mirror on a one way life, the way behind reflecting her choices. Misplaced plans falling upon unsettled gazes, searching with hands grasping again and again, never surrendering, forever forging ahead. Time reflecting … Continue reading

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Top 5 Reasons This Fiction Writer Pens Poetry

For me, poetry is an integral part of my life and my fiction writing life. It began, like for many, when I was a teen. I think I was about fifteen, so about the same time I started writing fiction, … Continue reading

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The Fabric

Cross-legged on the floor, she quieted her mind, sought the fabric that was existence, that was the entirety of life. She was unique, gifted with meaning and purpose, bestowed with the knowledge she could create her future one act at … Continue reading

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Who She Ought to Be

The past was rife with shadows, ghosts waiting to claim her soul, baying wolves, their howls chasing her future, anticipating the kill. She ran through the forest, less fleeing from, more seeking the self beckoning, the self she ought to … Continue reading

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The Feminine Flame

On her knees, she lit the candle, beheld the beauty, the tranquility, the understated power. Feminine strength, elegant and graceful, often content to nurture and heal until wronged, and then an inferno in a leopard’s eyes. Let them scoff and … Continue reading

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Come the Twilight

She was but a star languishing in the heavens, shrinking in luster everlasting. Time lost was a lifetime existing, time ahead was for embracing her dreams. Tired minds couldn’t see the joy that was yearning, of embracing gifts long held … Continue reading

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Humanity’s Growth

One, a word, also a number that even if multiplied, it only grows through addition, one joining with another and another like a sentence of seven words lengthening. The one becomes something more than it began, becomes a handful, a … Continue reading

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Remembering Balance

Teetering at the maelstrom’s center, balanced at the edge in a tormenting wind, she set her heels down, her toes finding nothing to hold onto. She raised her hands in defiance, to proclaim herself whole. She wouldn’t give in, wouldn’t … Continue reading

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If Ever

Her gasp, her side, fingertips tracing, tingling her skin, stimulating, electrifying, satisfying the longing she’d thought smothered, extinguished, a moment’s touch lasting forever and ever. Heartbeat, heartfelt, a fingertip brushing, removing tears of joy where once was emptiness, hollowness, knowing … Continue reading

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Thrill’s Kills

Empty car at tunnel’s end, tarnished chrome beneath streetlight’s night, discarded weapon, a body prone, a ruby bruise upon a tortured cheek that was tortured no more, crimson clues painting noir lights. A waiting car waiting still, a radio’s song … Continue reading

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