The following submission is by A over at Sidereal Catalyst. Please read, and send buckets of love her way. ____________________ It was the summer between seventh and eighth grade. I was your average hormonal boy-crazy teenage girl; clueless, cute and … Continue reading Some Secrets Shouldn’t Be Kept
The following was submitted by Rae of I Will Not Live in Vain: Today I was in a training session all day for work. At the end of the day, the facilitator asked us to gather around where he had … Continue reading Why I Volunteer.
My brother-in-law died last month, along with any stories he may have generated. He was only 45 years old. He was only 12 days younger than I am. What a shock. On the day he had his heart attack, his … Continue reading A Wish Too Far?
Today we bring you a post by Domingo, who you can find over at his blog Not Necessarily About Dinosaurs or Anything Else. Please read, react, share, love, empathize, disagree, agree, smile, thud, and/or hug as needed. ___________________________ My mom … Continue reading I Love You Mom. (Sorry I Was Such a Douche-bag.)
I wanted so desperately to become someone other than who I had been that I lost myself entirely in the search… It occurred to me about halfway through my senior year of high school and was one of the key … Continue reading Start Over
Today’s post comes to us from the dazzling Dani Heart, from AHeartOnTheMatter.com. Please lend your love, readership, and support her way. (P.S. – Her blog just recently got a whole new look. I think it’s pretty wondrous, but be sure … Continue reading Ellipses
Although Mom still called me special, the word became like an old cliché. A former, positive preconception of the word was lost every time it was uttered. My father was unknown. Surely there was nothing special about being illegitimate. I agonized that I didn’t know where I fit into this puzzle of life. I was a bastard. Continue reading Second Search
Today we have a poem from Bill Friday, which I will let speak for itself. Say hey so we know you stopped by, and then mosey over to his place to treat yourself to some more words: BillFriday.com ______________________ Love … Continue reading Love Unwitting
This was written by Grayson Queen in December of 2012, and published in novellette format to his book, Orange Buffalo. You may remember it from there. He was an artist, a writer, a blogger, a geek, a diabetic, a depression-sufferer, … Continue reading If I could…
Some stories are meant to be seen, not read. Please enjoy, support, and love on, this submission by Glorious Mettle. ______________________________ “Although I’ve gone silent on the blog, my pen has been very busy…” – Glorious Mettle Whispers In the … Continue reading Pens & Whispers