Category Archives: Social Issues

I imagine it’s me

I open the door, hoping that all the things I’ve heard are lies. The creak is muffled by the sounds of sobbing. Some softly crying, some wailing, some frozen in fear, immobile and unable to understand what it happening. “Mami! … Continue reading

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The Little Big Year

Oh the memories. This was my first home after I left the shelter. 900 square feet with 2 bedrooms and 1 very tiny bathroom. The washer was in the kitchen and the dryer was in a closet in another room. … Continue reading

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My take on church…

I remember Sundays at my house growing up. We didn’t always go to church, but my mom tried to make sure we went as often as possible. And on the days that we did go to church, it was utter chaos … Continue reading

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Waiting…

Waiting. Waiting. Waiting. I sit in this office waiting once again. Over the last few weeks, I have thought about this visit constantly. I hope for good news, but I am prepared if there is none. And I am going … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday- Love and Freedom

Her heart is pounding as she recognizes him. Death. He is here. And he will carry her and her love away into the dark tonight. She knows this. Her only hope lies in the idea that her beautiful Miriam will survive. Before they left, … Continue reading

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