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Indestructible: Excerpt from Chapter 1

“Things will be different soon. I’ll meet new people, stay out of drama, and be who I really am.” Saying that was one thing, but really, who can predict the future? 229 more words





Someone so limp

with fumbling sense

with craters

that hide

My wild being.

I’m being completely Honest

and yes this might very well be a love poem. 136 more words



It’s an awesome thing, the becoming
of you, and you are bound
to make them uncomfortable; leave them
to their discomfort, for you,
oh you, blossom beautifully
within their fires.

© Nicole Lyons 2017

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The elegant verse of Nicole Lyons of The Lithium Chronicles

My Identity

How was I supposed to start this with an  “I ”

and let you penetrate to figure out my identity

I want to give you the chance to try… 265 more words


In The Future, Either Our Pets Will Look Like This, Or We Will Be Pets To Things That Look Like This

Brief Aside: Patricia Piccinini is one of my favorite contemporary artists. However, the selection of works I’m showing here isn’t an entirely accurate sampling of her work, just my favorites. 1,683 more words



“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.” -Lucius Annaeus Seneca

“This is terrible weather, isn’t it?”


“So, how was your past dating life?”

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