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The Outlandish Adventures of Wrantin and Raven Prt. 1

Back when I was playing Dungeons & Dragons on a regular basis with a group, I created a character named Wrantin Kullslug. I still have his character sheet. 1,847 more words

Short Story

Returning Home - A Story

***WARNING: This is a work of fiction.***

I finally caught my breath. I lost the guards a few streets back, and I could relax. Luckily, this alley’s tree was big¬†enough to hide me. 261 more words


Poem in Your Pocket Day

What’s in your pocket today? Keys, coins, lip balm? Tomorrow, remember to slip in a poem.

This year’s Poem in Your Pocket Day is April 24, a day for everyone to celebrate. 272 more words


Am I Like My Mother?

Day after day, life was passing him by and still, there was no change in his life.

He sat at the footstool of everyone that came across his pathway. 384 more words

Antoinette Hayes

My favourite pair of hiking boots [Bound Feet Blues]

This pair of boots has taken me 200+ miles – along the South Downs Way and the Cotswold Way and more. It will soon clock 300 miles once we do St Cuthbert’s Way later this year… … 8 more words


Life on the Margaret Side

Girl with the parking lot eyes,
Margaret is the fragments of a name.
Her bravery’s mistaken for the thrashing in the lake
of a make-believe monster whose picture is fake. 49 more words


My story performance Bound Feet Blues is a way in to talking about contemporary feminist issues

I  workshopped Bound Feet Blues at The Centre for Solo Performance with 6 other solo performers and two facilitators. What was fascinating was that after my piece ended, in addition to giving me feedback on my performance and the structure of the script, the others in the group started talking about contemporary issues of body modification, body mutilation, the outward signifiers of feminity and masculinity and the eroticization of different part of our bodies in different cultures and times. 101 more words