Cancer: Battle With Lymphoma

The aging man lay next to the mature woman, his leg wrapped around hers, his arm lying over the top of her body with his fingers gently touching her thigh.  She felt all the emotion of his thoughts as he breathed in and out.  She was transported to a place she never known with another. Continue reading “Cancer: Battle With Lymphoma”

Finding Me-gitimacy: Episode 2

It IS my dream. MY dream. epiphany – a sudden, intuitive perception of or insight into the reality or essential meaning of something, usually initiated by some simple, homely, or commonplace occurrence or experience. © 2016 Dictionary.com, LLC. A few months ago, in my broken state of being, I had succumbed to staying at home andContinue reading “Finding Me-gitimacy: Episode 2”

Finding Me-gitimacy: Episode 3

Me-gitimacy pronunciation & definition: [mee-jit-uh-muh-see] – noun the state or quality of me deriving by reasoning, or concluding based on evidence that I am of genuine or authentic character. Back at the Beginning From the time each of us was born, we were taught by those around us.  First our parents and siblings, next friends outside theContinue reading “Finding Me-gitimacy: Episode 3”

The Rooftop Blanket of Darkness

  Shame This is the first of a series of short stories explaining the difficulty I face in admitting the brokenness with which I was raised. I speak to the shame that has plagued society for generations, that of domestic violence. It is a human condition issue; no one is immune, and I believe eachContinue reading “The Rooftop Blanket of Darkness”

Alonely

Most of her waking existence, the word “alonely” has been her reality.  Yes you read that correctly, it’s not a typo.  A-L-O-N-E-L-Y.  It is a state of being she has inadvertently chosen, yet not completely felt comfortable wearing. Often encircled by wonderful friends, yet she is somehow absolutely by her…SELF. Alonely sings to her in throughout sleep and wakefulness.  It hums the monotone song that she is missing something.  StrangeContinue reading “Alonely”