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Rebel Yell

I have lived

Too many years

In eloquent silence

Playing something into

Nothing

For the

Preservation

Of others’

Gold-leafed memories

Denying myself

Entry

Into the house… 59 more words

Poetry

Take Some Credit

Frankly, I’m an atheist and it’s because of my life experiences overall, that I’ve arrived at my ideologies surrounding any and all religion. I’m not writing this to debate or argue with anyone on the subject of religion. 1,294 more words

PTSD

Statue of Limitations

I agreed to

The vow of silence

For the protection

Of others

Allowing years

To pass

Letting the statute

Of limitations

Expire

No day in court… 11 more words

Poetry

Who Were You Before the War?

Who were you

Before the

War?

The war

Fought over

The disputed territory

Of your budding

Woman-child’s body?

Can you recall

The you

You were… 72 more words

Poetry

The Charges Leveled

They charged me

With my sins

Real and imagined

Sentenced me

To a lifetime

Of solitary

Confinement

In memory

Handed me

The knife of remorse… 23 more words

Poetry

Flashback Retold

This is a piece that I last published on WordPress five weeks ago.  I have changed it  from a third person to a first person account, which for me at least, really amps up the emotional impact.   486 more words

#amwriting

The Name They Call Her

I am taking my first Creative Writing class of my life this semester.  On Wednesday I will be one of four students presenting my writing in Large Group Workshop, which I am feeling a little vulnerable about.   184 more words

Poetry