Category: brave

~ and some days this is how I find the inspiration to write. Black coffee and Peggy Lee, hon.

Photo Credit: unsplashed- Danielle Dobson   Dawn stirs With a trust so gentle Her skirt, a whispered rustle Her presence, like an old friend To edge me back to morning   New rain softens the window pane A drop fell on the Cherry tree Sent to kiss the earth And blur the memory of a dream I had lingered too long, within  

Darling,   When they question your worth Take a breath. A sisterhood of women stand with you.   You’re a Queen. The daughter of painters and writers Worn mothers, posh aunts Star crossed lovers Saints and sinners   Warriors with roses Rebels, all.   Stitched by the hand of a missionary’s grace Her tapestry forged with iron and lace Fragile yet strong Our thread … Read More

He asked, “What is it you want?” “Your heart,” she said.  

Her fingers brushed a stray lock of hair and tucked it behind my ear. She said, “Pink is a pretty colour, Lass.” A simple gesture yet profoundly intimate. I’d forgotten. It’s been so long  since I felt my mother’s touch. ~ The Stranger

If you ask,   I’ll show what matters.

Say it. Say you didn’t feel it. Then walk away because I can’t. How does one forget the only thing worth cherishing in this life? Some things- some things know nothing of endings. So say it or live the rest of your life in a lie. ~ excerpt from a scene

and she paused not knowing which had felt worse, their silent, knowing glances or an offer of sugar with her tea.

  I blamed myself for not being enough; I was always enough.  

You are not his holler back girl The next time he opens his front door and shouts, ‘Hey Girl’ And tries to claim you with his swag   Keep walking   Show him what respect looks like Make him learn your name   Do not hand over the pieces of your heart and soul to anyone who does not understand: You are worth more … Read More

If you are in the dark I’ll shine a light If you swim in the ocean I’ll adore salt If you are the whiskey I’ll be the shot If you are in a tree I’ll be your birdsong ~promises

Paper Dolls Chapter 23 Draft 5 1965 Summertime. From somewhere down the street, the drone of a lawn mower’s engine was overheard. A dog barked and played an early morning game of fetch. Birdsong filled the air.   Behind the sturdy beams that wrapped the walls of the Jacksons’ tidy house on 13th Street, two children patiently waited for their father. A small-sized travel … Read More

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