The Quest for Affirmation

Because we all want to be loved and accepted, we yield too much power to people’s presence and opinions. We seek it first at home. Our blood bond assures acceptance, unconditional love, loyalty. But oftentimes those promises come with conditions. If you are to fit in, you must walk like them, talk like them, be […]

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Short stories/Poetry

It’s About Time

Holding it all down Taking care of home There whenever I’m needed Giving more than I own. Misunderstood and taken for granted Feeling less than I’m worth Back here where I’m planted. Whining don’t change a thing With dreams hiding on a dusty shelf, And complaining won’t make a difference When I give all and […]

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