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The Grandmother

she doesn’t know what happened to the life she planned and hoped for

but somewhere on the route she lost her way

somewhere, over time, years voided girlhood and her reasons… 226 more words

Poems

Blinded

The world was young
And so was I
But time has stolen
My youth
And hope
I thought that all was
Good and kind
But now I see
That I was blind

Poetry

Eurekas

I have a problem. This problem is a loop. It’s a lesson I keep relearning, but never actually utilizing. I make resolutions to change my life, to do something better, and then I do exactly the opposite – the same things I’ve been doing continually for the past year. 249 more words

Career & Aspirations

BOOKISH WEDNESDAY: WAITING FOR "COMMONWEALTH"

Welcome to another Waiting on Wednesday event, hosted by Jill, at Breaking the Spine.

Every week, we search out upcoming book releases…and then gather around the blogosphere, sharing our thoughts and blurbs. 278 more words

Waiting On Wednesday

residue by warsan shire

day 5.

Residue
Warsan Shire

I give myself five days to forget you.
On the first day I rust.
On the second I wilt.
On the third day I sit with friends but I think about your tongue. 84 more words

Poetry

Bless you, my amiga

Unexpected news is really surprising, yet disappointing sometimes. My online ex-girlfriend signaled me she did something with her boyfriend who they met a week ago. Loaded with full of questions, I pretended to be reasonable at the beginning. 372 more words

Life

Cypriots Elect a New Parliament Amid Voter Disillusionment

The Associated Press

May 22, 2016

ICOSIA, Cyprus — Cypriots are voting for a new parliament amid public disillusionment with what many see as a discredited political establishment. 109 more words