Tag Archives: Pain

I Know What You Did Last Summer; We’ll Speak No Evil

No, I don’t really know what you did last summer nor the summer before. Not even the summer I originally wrote this, but although circumstances changed for some of us, I know it still speaks to what someone is enduring today. We … Continue reading

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When I Set Fire To The Pain

… and I won’t say it, but it breaks my heart to know that it will happen someday for even my sweet, sweet baby. And another tear falls… Continue reading

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When Muses Say Goodbye

Right there in his hands He’d held the light, finally Rescue imminent RISE, love cried loudly Please don’t shout so, he bemoaned I’ll just fall down Swampy Sirens crooned Songs full of stale, trite intrigue Their shadows, now home Angels cried, silence Hush … Continue reading

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Roads that Twist Love

Have you ever come across someone who could break your heart, no matter how far away from them you could get? I had a best friend like that; no matter how often we did or didn’t speak, she could somehow open a … Continue reading

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The Bandwidth of Pain

Whose Story Will Be the Worst? We all have a story that waits to be heard.   No matter how uplifting or how dire the tale may seem, we all have known pain and we’ve all known joy.  We like to … Continue reading

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