You Are Star Stuff

Fatally and flawed, beautifully broken. Every step you take, every thought you think is a miracle in itself. Do you have any idea how...

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Bye, Bye Birdy 2008 – 2016

Am I always to be at the mercy of the light? Shining too bright, too loud on a quiet, solemn Sunday afternoon Will the foul mood take off...

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Beautiful Cage

Charming as a Prince I’m envied by all as he leads me into my cage One covered in flowers draped in diamonds A place where he lays his...

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A Bad Relationship, A Hateful Sister-in-law, A New Me

“She said, ‘cocktail of mental illness …” Emma relayed the information verbatim from the source. “She also said that ‘your...

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Naked In Church: A Work of Art

A rainbow flag hung outside above the church. Inside, I was naked. I’d removed my glasses so the room was fuzzy. I couldn’t see them,...

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Living Life with No Filters

If you missed HBO’s three seasons of the tragicomedy Getting On, you’re missing a glimpse of the future, maybe not yours but more than...

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Cover Yourself: An Islamic Woman Unveiled

Since the age of ten, she has worn a scarf over her head. At 16, she had an image in her head of how she would dress when she was...

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All I Ask

I told you once a long time ago. Truth be told I’ve told you so many times. Stay away. Keep your distance. You know the consequences...

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