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: poetry
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
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
The air wasn’t there… she breathed rhapsody. Touch lingered in quivering echo, ecstasy holding tight. Gossamer strands of light, lips caressing. Intimacy with rays. Discovering what it was to feel. Had she become real? Lacerating had been bleeding herself alive. … Continue reading
She was real, more than the image in the mirror could reveal, more than the dehumanizers could steal. She was sunshine happiness when birds were calling, tears at midnight on the bathroom floor. She was hopes and dreams and human … Continue reading
It was true, she concluded, an inescapable fact, she shouldn’t be allowed to wield real life, not with her imagination intact. Better to thrive in the world she knew best and leave reality to everyone else. She had more than … Continue reading
Privilege came, indifference stayed, his power unearned he wielded without shame. He saw her in a way, that was to say, he didn’t see her at all in his rage. She saw him in ways, through her haze, he dismissed … Continue reading
She built a world. It replaced the one into which she was born… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
Imagination rendering… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
The warmth of sunrise… To read the latest poem on the website, please join me HERE.
Our long winter night… To read the latest poem on the website, and the first of 2020, please join me HERE.