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Magical Mind

I’m in my giant comfy chair wrapped up in a blanket. The weight of the book is heavy in my hands as I turn to the first page. Soft light illuminates the words as they start to form images in my mind. Harry shouts…

Self-help

J. Frances De La Rosa I am writing this as a way of self- improvement. I often do this. It’s how I think things through, how I process most mental dilemmas. I start by writing out what the problem is, work towards understanding where…

Repeat, Change, Repeat

Were born into a brightly lit and invasive world, crying babies pulled from the soft, warm, dark wombs of our mothers and thrust into chaos. From the moment of conception, everything about us starts changing, and change never stops until we take our last…

Just Like My Mother Always Said

My mom always said, “To thine own self-be true.” There is something so wonderful that comes when we learn how to love ourselves. When we can face ourselves in the mirror, when we have looked our pasts straight in the eye and accepted them,…

Where Do We Find Inspiration?

Writing is hard work. The challenge of craft never seems to diminish. So I look for inspiration to keep going. I’ve long admired Julianna Baggott. Her poems and novels have been threaded through my life. I often turn to her blog when I need…

Lost Smile

I ask my myself why I changed. Why did my smiles stop? There were no tears, No aching sadness, Just a missing smile. Silence and loneliness clings to me Like darkness hugs all during the night. Daylight breaks, The sun chases away the darkness,…

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