Tag Archives: Feelings

Black Lives Matter

It was brought to my attention that my previous post could be seen as self-aggrandizing, which was absolutely not the idea behind it. At first, I wanted to be offended. I wanted to defend myself since this blog had always … Continue reading

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I Can’t Breathe

I can’t breathe. I can’t breathe. I can’t imagine. I can’t stop crying.¬† I am usually pretty quiet about political issues. I have my own deep-seated beliefs about things, but I have never been one to think that my beliefs … Continue reading

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“The Girl Who Smiles”

Three times yesterday. Three different conversations. Three separate people. “How can you always be in such a good mood? Even with your car accident and now the job thing, it seems like you just have no worries.” “I’m not sure … Continue reading

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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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National Single Parent’s Day

It takes a lot to be a parent. It takes more to be a working parent. And it takes everything you have to be a single parent. And today, I want to celebrate my fellow single parents. Single parents are … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction Friday – Manchester

Chapter 1: Birthdays are the best! I can’t wait to see her reaction when she sees her gift! I never really thought about birthdays much¬†until I had my own child, my wonderful little Lyla. But when I looked into those … Continue reading

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May 8 – Bitter

I felt the arrow pierce my flesh, ripping through my entire being. Although it had struck quickly and quietly, it felt as though the entire world around me was screaming with the pain of it. He was supposed to love … Continue reading

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