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Momma was a Witch

In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Wicked Witch.”

I’ve been blogging on lighter notes lately rather than darker ones.  I’d like to keep it that way.

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The Importance of Being Aware

Is the domestic violence victim poor? Without options? Uneducated? Addicted?  Female?

Sometimes. And while victims may fit into some sort of preconceived stereotype in our minds, it is always crucial to remember there is no defining economic, social, gender, religious, cultural, age, or race characteristic of domestic violence victims. 212 more words

Domestic Violence

I Do Not Glow

Like a candle held high, you burn ready.
Scalding wax drips on my forehead.
You lean in to claim your birthright
that everything you touch will ignite — 13 more words


ARC Review: An Inheritance of Ashes-Leah Bobet


The strange war down south—with its rumors of gods and monsters—is over. And while sixteen-year-old Hallie and her sister wait to see who will return from the distant battlefield, they struggle to maintain their family farm. 602 more words

YA Books

A Surprising Realization

I have been in the pit of despair. I have wrestled with depression, anxiety, self-doubt, and confusion. I have been buried so deep that once upon a desperate time, I didn’t want to live anymore. 981 more words


Everything I Left Unsaid by Molly O'Keefe - RAVE

“You okay?”

YES! Molly O’Keefe came up out of the blue and bowled me over with this one! (Molly, where have you been all my life?) And that CLIFFHANGER…Holy shit, what a…

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