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Ghosts

The past is living with me tonight.  I’m talking to a friend who is in the middle of a divorce and custody battle with an abusive ex.   460 more words

Divorce

Dear Parents:

Strike the soft skin of your children; leave marks.

   Go on: show them how hard they must become

      to be like you.

Mold them to be mindless: coach them to react… 218 more words

Poetry

Rhiannon Thorne reblogged this on Rhiannon Thorne and commented:

I've been thinking about this poem since I first read it. "Dear Parents" is an important read for all.

SOLITUDE CITY

SOLITUDE CITY

He escaped from the city
At the age of fifteen
His mom was too pretty
That made his daddy mean.
He couldn’t take the beating… 203 more words

POETRY