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Can you show me some I.D.?

By Caitlin Kelly

We live in a lanyard culture.

Everyone’s got some sort of laminated badge hanging from a chain or a ribbon or clipped to their belt. 413 more words


20 questions for you

By Caitlin Kelly

More than 18,900 people have now signed up to follow Broadside — and I only know a very few of you.

So, to get to know some of you a bit better, … 416 more words


What kind of writer am I? 

Despite all assurances to the contrary, my teenager really does have “it” all figured out. She really, really knows what kind of writer she is. She eats, sleeps, reads, and writes her genre. 691 more words


Women ~ At Some Point, the Plastic Breaks

Thought for the day ~

Women in their 20s are new to everything, including their own personas.  At this stage of life, you begin to explore who you are, what you believe, what you want out of life, how you feel about yourself, and how you connect and relate to the world and the people in it; and most of all, how you connect and relate to yourself.  122 more words

The Witch's Desk

Taste Your Words

Things are getting bad again

Words start to feel like stones

And hugs like suffocation

While hazy moments of laughter

Cover the emptiness of my chest. 124 more words


I won't surrender

I ask myself

Why I push you away

And why I wait for hugs to end.

And I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s because… 179 more words