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.
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Before the night she died, she sat up late wondering at her hope for the future. The night before. Before she was thrust onto the table and her future bled out. Before her breath was stolen, she’d huddled beneath a … Continue reading
Bleeding lives in a dead place forgotten. If not for the cannonade in her head she’d wonder if she was breathing, or was she dreaming in a monochrome storm again? Wafting shadows scattering remembered existence. Screaming whispers swore their outrage … Continue reading
Another moment of silence following more senselessness to abhor, etching more stones in grieving, hearing more answers we’ll ignore. Outrage over trivialities, apathy when victims die, walking the stepping stones to chaos while too few wonder why. There’s no end … Continue reading
To forget was to set life aside one piece at a time, to hollow the soul one memory at a time, to die before there was death, to take that last breath while still breathing, while still needing, while still … Continue reading