Category Archives: second chances

A Cry For Help

I’m the loneliest girl in the world in the most dramatic sense. I’m looking over the ledge of a hotel room balcony, twenty-three floors up, night has taken the sky, the wind blows my hair across my face, I can … Continue reading

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The Gift

“Take this overcoat of shame, it never did belong to me.” Annie Lenox The lightening struck, my eyes were closed yet pierced by a bold, electrifying light. I felt the residue of color, if that’s possible, on the center of … Continue reading

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My Mom, the Cockroach

I was building a nest for my afternoon writing session. I made hot tea, rearranged my body pillows, pulled out a throw, opened the blinds, turned on the lamp, and situated the computer on my lap-when, shazam. Great balls of … Continue reading

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you’re no good and other elements

Certain events strike emotions, sending lightening-electricity through the veins of my painful memories. The recent soggy rains and forceful winds reminded me of the time when gushing waters like clay soaked eels shortened the distance between me and the road. … Continue reading

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In the spirit of honey

Apples and honey for a healthy and sweet New Year! Today was Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year-eating and gathering seems customary for almost all religious celebrations, at least the ones I’m privy too. I sheepishly congregated with all … Continue reading

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