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Because No One Wants to Raise a Ray Rice or Have a Daughter Marry One

My formative elementary years occurred in the mid-to-late seventies. My parents were both mental health professionals–my father had a private counseling practice, and my mother was the director of a local mental health agency. 673 more words

For The Relationships That Got Lost Through The Journey

To my guy best friend back in grade school, why did you forget about me?

I transferred to a different school, far from where we used to study. 1,272 more words


Abuse Begets Abuse

We have two dozen or so young adults/adults who never see or talk to their parent/parents. On pastor’s orders. First the pastors destroy us, and then teach us to destroy those we love. 230 more words

Star Scott

A Shot to the Head

You’re like a shot to the head when I’m around you. 

A shot of epinephrine, and you haven’t got a clue.


You snag on your words and you fire in anger.

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Secrets Revealed

Shrouded in mystery

revealed to only one

Seeking respite

from burdens

carried too long


Cautiously shared

relying on another

Anointing power

with faith

taken for granted… 55 more words


When LOVE hurts...

When LOVE hurts…

Real Talk: No one can distinguish a broken or darkened heart except GOD. Sometimes HE allows it just to move you to an ordained or predestined place.

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Left to Rot

Whispered pleas

Falling on deaf ears

Cold chains

Ripping at fragile skin

Bruised feet

Stumbling on icy ground

Torn nails 

Clawing at steadfast shackles.

I do not deserve imprisonment, 317 more words