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Persephone's Wardrobe

She dreams of a room overflowing with clothing.
Ivory crochet wraps and rose taffeta skirts

draped like fainting ladies across a desk and chair,
cheap sharp-heeled shoes, glittering, proud, strewn… 130 more words

Short Story Review: "In Syllables of Elder Seas" by Lisa L. Hannett

2 of 5 stars.

The orphan trope in folktales gets an update with a new low in horribleness. The orphan longs for his parents, and for freedom, and to please. 218 more words

Book Reviews

An Open Letter to Gender Realignment Surgeons

Disclaimer: I am a college student currently working towards a degree in psychology. I do not know everything on every subject, nor do I like to pretend I do. 572 more words


BDD, I am One of the Faces Behind the Disorder...

Body Dysmorphia (BDD)  is a cruel condition …

If you’re not sure what BDD is, I have wrote about it before in a lot of detail in other posts such as;  1,093 more words

My Story

For as long as I can remember, I’ve thought of myself as overweight.  It started at an early age, hearing people close to me comment and criticize others that they felt were overweight or imperfect.   1,705 more words


Here is the truth

that nobody, not my best friend,
not even my therapist, wants to hear:
I liked it better when I was hungry

because it was easier to wake… 201 more words


Don’t worry, this is what being full looks like,
says the therapist, sharp nailed pointed at a picture,

a polite pause for my response. Could I say, … 178 more words