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Emma Stuart
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Explosions flicker in my chest throughout the day. Tiny sparks of fire and pain as my heart wages war upon itself. I wait for the elusive white flag. Their lights flash through my skin. Bursting, dazzling brightness, as searing as the shrapnel they throw.…
Flickers
Flickers
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For part 1, look here. This is a rough draft, but I’m feeling pretty rough right now (metaphorically, and also in the “I’m still recovering from a cold” kind of way) and I promised myself I would be brave enough to post some poetry. It needs improvements,…
Part 2
Part 2
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When life clouds my mind, and thoughts are not words but a blur of feelings and senses, I find it really difficult to write. For most of this year, I’ve had this cotton wool clogging up my brain. Every now and then, something eloquent will emerge, but…
Power. Poetry.
Power. Poetry.
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Why is it that the drive to write comes most when I feel at my least?
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Months had passed that felt like years. Through that time she felt the fears, (and many tears) but the mere idea of change brought tiny cracks.
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There are many songs about being on a boat. Some quite memorable, and some not so much. But all seem to lend themselves to memories of the calmness, peace, and serenity one might find while being adrift across a vast, still body of water. Well, most songs…
Adrift on a Row Boat
Adrift on a Row Boat
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You know those holidays where it feels like you have an endless expanse of time spread in front of you, and you have no idea how you’ll ever find enough activities to fill it? And then the next thing you know, poof! They’re gone. And you’ve found yourself…
A Day at the Museum
A Day at the Museum
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Can you believe it’s only 4 sleeps until Christmas?
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Ok guys, I know that the title of this post won’t necessarily appeal to most readers…but bear with me. You won’t regret it.
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You would think that this post, being #100, is quite special. I hate to break it to you – but it isn’t. Not really.
Post #100
Post #100
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