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A Beautiful Feeling — Heartstring Eulogies

“At last, I have set you free. Do you know how beautiful that feels?” The last words you ever said to me was, “Set me free.” It wasn’t something I expected, and it’s taken me so long to release the … Continue reading

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The River Banks

The river.  Just a small body of water.  The banks steep.  My world on one side.  Theirs on the other.  I gaze out through these cloistered windows at the lives led beyond them.  A man walks through the park with … Continue reading

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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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Beta Readers?

First of all, I need to apologize for my lack of posting lately.  Work has been crazy-busy.  I am still settling into my new home, so that keeps me busy.  I finally hung curtains in the bedroom over the weekend.  … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope

I’ll take your breath away as I enter the room.  I don’t want to draw attention to myself. I stand on my soapbox and preach my causes.  I stick my head in the sand and ignore the pain of the … Continue reading

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Shattered

My heart shattered into a million pieces.  A cliche’, I know.  But let me explain why I describe it this way.  I look at the cracks and count them one by one.  This one taught me this, that one taught … Continue reading

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Be Held

He just wanted to hold me.  I was tattered and torn and I pushed him away, determined to claw my way through.  I held on. He just wanted to hold me.   I fought and raged and pushed and stumbled, always … Continue reading

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