Willow

It seems our agreement shifted. And if I wanted to I would. If I believed anything other than the past would repeat itself, I’d behave differently. If I had it in me, I’d be right back on board. But, I don’t have it in me. I don’t believe anything other than the past will repeat […]

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The Purpose of Should

An afterthought SHOULD HAVE A driving force for unrelenting guilt SHOULD HAVE shame SHOULD HAVE sorrow SHOULD HAVE SHOULD Say it enough and it’s meaningless Say it enough and it ceases to be Notions for when it’s too late to change When the results are in And everyone you love is gone When there’s nothing […]

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Musical Dreams

Oh how I long for a romantic song Not about co-dependence and lack of boundary keeping. Make it mainstream With thoughts for the teens To ponder Perseverate And perhaps inspire change. Communication and owning what’s yours Admitting a wrong and forgiving. A new world will begin One we wish we lived in But never realized […]

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Humans

How can we hate each other when we’re all trying to do the same thing? We hate each other. We ignore. Neglect. Beat. Rape. Kill each other. But we all want the same thing. We refuse to help. Refuse to notice. To stop. To say something. To hold accountable. But we all want the same […]

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Wonder Woman In Training

Now available at Amazon.com and Amazon Kindle unlimited. Click the cover for information. WONDER WOMAN IN TRAINING High school senior, Kate, is on her own for the first time in her life with no one to take care of but herself. Even across several hundred miles, her family crushes her independence and reminds her just […]

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Something Beautiful

I want to write about something beautiful To be inspired by stories of the world But One must scour the pages for a positive To find a kindness One must reach passed The wretched behavior of Mothers and Sons Must shield against the atrocities of neighbors And the lost trust in our government and police […]

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Boundaries Breakdown Short Stories

From a family of dysfunction, having appropriate boundaries¬†doesn’t come naturally. Kate and Penny are at each other’s throats. Paul tries to keep out of the way. And mom loves her books. First in a series of ¬†connected short stories: WONDER WOMAN IN TRAINING High school senior, Kate, is on her own for the first time […]

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