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ARTIST FEATURE: The Spirit of Intimacy: An Interview with Simone Savannah

The Phoenix Rising Collective’s Artist Feature, curated by Traci Currie, interviews women artists who use their talents and creativity to fully express self-love, build self-esteem, and nurture their own authenticity while inspiring others. 1,340 more words


My Girl, She Brings Such Light!

Oh it has been so long since I’ve been here!

I’ve been in stasis. Well, that’s what I call it – that place where I seem to go when I’m trying to deal with or get through a difficult situation and all other things go by the wayside  because I can’t seem to split my focus. 453 more words

Clinical Depression

She's Back!

My daughter is home again. The circle is complete again, the circuit is closed again, the sun shines brighter, my life lays softer on my shoulders because she brings me so much light! 467 more words


My Real Mom

As some of you may recall, my biological mother is a narcissistic cunt.  My Omi (grandma) was the main one who took care of me and was who I considered to be my “real mom”. 289 more words


A Picture

A picture of her mother long ago,
This lovely woman, long before the cares
Of life had ground her hopeful outlook so,
And aged her sagging spirit unawares… 81 more words

Original Poems

Dealing with Anger

Dealing with Anger

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I don’t know why, but when I was younger, I liked being angry.  I really did.  It was so exhilarating, oddly even freeing.  900 more words

'My Buried Life' by Doreen Finn

Fiction – paperback; New Island Books; 254 pages; 2015. Review copy courtesy of the publisher.

Irish writer Doreen Finn’s My Buried Life is a remarkably accomplished, confident and polished debut novel set in Dublin after the economic crash. 656 more words