Tag Archives: pain

Tears From Dust

They say that tears come from the heart.  I beg to differ.  You see, there was a place inside me where I held you close.  But through the years, that place became as hollow as your soul.  Instead of compassion, … Continue reading

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Guarded Wrapped in chains created by bouts of betrayal Walls built high and higher still Overlooking a valley of deluded dreams and forgotten covenant Sweat Beads along brow Never ending battle Fear born of deception Exhaustion from defense Defense from … Continue reading

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I’m Left Handed

It’s never come up and why would it?  I’m left-handed.  It’s not as bad as it looks.  It’s just a sprain.  I’m a little embarrassed to tell you how I did it, so I won’t.  🙂 It hurts like hell.  … Continue reading

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Never again. I let you in Like a fool. I forgot the taste Of your poison. I drank it down. My heart in the line Of fire. At this distance I thought, safe. Not so. My heart should Listen to … Continue reading

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No, no, no, no, no!!!!!

When I opened my novel saved on my flash drive yesterday, 3 of the 5 pages were gone!  Just gone!  I have no idea what I did.  😦   My word count from the first day went from 2335 to … Continue reading

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Into the Light

Hope brushed away the cobwebs. The demons emerging, once more pushed back. The spiral stopped; my feet on the ground. I move forward with tentative steps; the light caressing my cheek. The sun a blessing; awakening from the gloom that … Continue reading

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Ah, My Achin’ Back!

Boxes. Piles and heaps of boxes.  I’m sick of looking at them and I’m tired of the smell of cardboard! The move went pretty well, but I’ve had a bit of a hitch.  I managed to mess up my back!  … Continue reading

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