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Karina Lawrence
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Writer, artist, daydreamer, coffee addict
Writer, artist, daydreamer, coffee addict

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A #tbt story - Captain Embers and the beached ship
In honour of #tbt I’m going to start posting old stories, poems, photos and art pieces.  The following is a Halloween story from 2014. Captain Thomas Embers popped into my head one day and I saw his whole story. His childhood, torn from his parents by pirat...
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The Haunted Ship - A Captain Embers Tale
Born of fire and blood, gunpowder and swords With cruelty in his heart and bloodlust in his veins Wherever he goes everyone remembers The name of one Captain Thomas Embers They
waded through thick mud, weather-worn boots squelching with each step. The
occas...
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Redbubble holiday challenge - week one
I can never turn down a challenge AND I love the holidays... When I saw that Redbubble was holding a holiday challenge , you can imagine my joy. Week one The first week’s challenge was to design a gift-worthy pattern for mugs. For me it started with a very ...
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And so we begin...
It's been a minute since I felt the need to blog about anything.  Water lily dreams by Karina Lawrence It feels odd, familiar, yet strange. Like a sock that's been through
the tumble dryer a few too many times, so it's stiff and uncomfortable.
But hopeful...
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Happiness
I have a favourite mug. It’s almost too heavy for my wrists
to comfortably manage. Round top and squared off at the base. It’s a well made souvenir,
more up-scale than the usual cheap tack you find in vacation destinations. But still,
it's a reminder of a h...
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Exhaustion - A tale of winter
exhaustion ɪɡˈzɔːstʃ(ə)n,ɛɡ-/ noun 1 . a state of extreme physical or mental tiredness. "he was pale with exhaustion" It seems every year, this time of year, the cold and grey seep into my bones, my mood, my conciousness. It's in my nature to be happy in th...
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Break
She trembled, and quaked I held her back until it ached We both knew our fate The nights before they felt so fake It won't take too long Blow the candles out watch me shake The lights turn back on The darkness here is too opaque I can't help but think I've ...
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New Beginnings
"smile and wave, watch me fade this is what you wanted while you sit there and wait I'll be the quiet mess curled up in my own embrace you explained it succinctly described your needs sweetly packaged with a ribbon everything forgiven no such thing as a bre...
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Hope - A New Year's resolution
Every year I do my usual anti New Year's resolution. I list the things that I will do during the year, rather than the things I will give up. This year is no different. I do not intend to give up eating cake (what lunatic would, cake is fantastic, it still ...
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