Deanna L. Raymond: I have come to take my joy back; you may not have it any longer.

There was so much hanging Around me unsaid Vitrol, sadness, rage, relief And I didnt utter one word In the cold marble hall Outside the courtroom I was here to reclaim All that you descimated in me All the light you hid Under your dark Bitterness. If I could go back And utter one phrase… Continue reading Deanna L. Raymond: I have come to take my joy back; you may not have it any longer.

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Susan M. Conway: Love letters to myself, I’ve been thinking about you today.

Letters to myself: I've been thinking about you today. Dear mind, body, and soul, I was thinking of you today, feeling bad, feeling fragile, feeling the weight of my past hammering me into the ground again. I've written a lot of hard things lately. I know this has hurt you in so many ways. You… Continue reading Susan M. Conway: Love letters to myself, I’ve been thinking about you today.

Susan M. Conway: I am screaming in the basement.

I am screaming in the basement. "Have I not always been a mighty roar, even in the basement levels of my despair?" I am my own heart's jailer. I am, simultaneously, the key turner to the locked doors of my heart's chambers. But, I do not know this yet as I slam my fists, and… Continue reading Susan M. Conway: I am screaming in the basement.

Susan M. Conway: I wanted to believe that you could never be that cruel.

I wanted to believe you could never be so cruel. We all live in our own versions of heaven and hell. Never simultaneously, always rattling cages, quivering masses of chaos in one dark corner or another. We all want what we we tell ourselves we can't have. I wanted to believe that you couldn't be… Continue reading Susan M. Conway: I wanted to believe that you could never be that cruel.

The Bedlam Papers: Love is a lesson

Love is a Lesson Love is forgetting everything you know to become Yourself Jx https://www.facebook.com/thebedlampapers https://www.instagram.com/thebedlampapers/ #100DayPrompt #TGP100DayChallenge #TheGingerPost

Ben Never: Love is a lesson.

Love Is A Lesson Ben Never Love is a lesson where you are Both the teacher and the student. Pay attention. Listen. Speak. Be patient. It is as easy and as complicated as that. Writer Name: Ben Never Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ben.never.writes/ @ben.never.writes Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ben.never.writes/ @ben.never.writes

The Bedlam Papers:

I have been under water for a month now. 33 and 1/3 days The shaman said Go in to the water, child for 33 and 1/3 days ...but said I Your Worries are too many each one like rocks in your pockets too heavy to throw Go in to the water, child for 33 and… Continue reading The Bedlam Papers: