Category Archives: Bullying

Big Troubles and a Fence – Reprised

Getting bullied feels like you’re alone in the middle of a cavernous field surrounded by an electric fence charged by your fear, the callousness of bullies and the apathy of bystanders. I remember this from when I was nine years old. I’ll always remember because … Continue reading

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Friends in Low Places – Unfinished Business…

Lusting for her fall Your four ears in on her calls Sharing how she bleeds Re-tooled her story While you bonded in secret Winking together Crispy grins & glee Pleased to have gifted chagrin A graceless friendship Sometimes what seems like … Continue reading

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Yes, I am That Confident – Up Yours!

It was 3 years ago that I posted the Facebook rant that launched my blogging career. Sometimes when you feel a little lost and like you need to meet you again, the re-set button can be as easy as looking into your own … Continue reading

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Faded Promises, Old Stories

He would say that, with a sweep of a hand, she would wipe away three hours of good conversation, all for nothing.  He would state that she was so weak that even the most simplistic encounters would send her into irrational world. … Continue reading

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Big Troubles and a Fence

Being bullied as a kid feels like you’re walking out into a dangerous field that’s surrounded by a big fence electrified by fear. I remember this from when I was nine years old. I’ll always remember because no one forgets their … Continue reading

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