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Fortress

Who would dare to unveil,

Memories I cast into deepest corners of my mind,

Coiled up like tightly wound springs,

Hidden from prying eyes,

For fear of them bursting free. 156 more words

Poetry

Darkness and Light

Before I was ever pregnant I always had an idea of the type of mother I wanted to be. I guess that’s what comes from seeing so many friends and family have children before us. 989 more words

Stillbirth

My Birth Was a Curse

My birth was a curse

Entered this world cold, and dead

A botched abortion I was

Never learned to make friends

Just another throw away child… 48 more words

Poetry

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Post-traumatic stress disorder is defined as “A disorder in which a person has difficulty recovering after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying event.” I find the word, “difficulty” in this definition to be putting it rather lightly, as that barely touches the surface of just how traumatic it can be for those suffering. 759 more words

Awareness

A Shining Light

“Your love heart is not cracked anymore….I love you mummy”

Wow! What a thing to hear on a sunny winter morning. My four year old said this to me as I was washing the dishes.

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Lost Truth of PTSD

When does darkness turn

Into a simple lost truth

I will forever endure

Your doubt, and fear

Ask if faith found you home

Poetry

Artificial

Artificial

A Review of Jeff Lemire’s Black Hammer Vol 2: The Event (Dark Horse, 2017)

By Derek Newman-Stille

Nothing is quite what it seems in the perfect small town that superheroes Barbalien, Golden Gail, Abraham Slam, Talky Walky, and Colonel Weird, and Madame D have found themselves in. 456 more words

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