Grandfathers

 I’m always talking about my Irish ancestry; which I cherish. I would like to introduce you to my Grandfathers. I never met them, so everything I know has been from research. Both of these men were not in my parents lives either. My Paternal Grandfather was born in Copenhagen, Denmark. He immigrated to America as […]

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Time

“ It has been said, ‘time heals all wounds.’ I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone.” Rose Kennedy Time, The moments that are supposed to, Put distance Between you, and me Your thoughts, Remain, […]

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City Solace

     I sit on this summit of stones; cool winter breeze upon my face, hair flowing.      The greater light reigns high in the sky beginning its descend.      I am surrounded by the remnants of nature, the gems of this City.      Squirrels roam these fields, digging for their hidden treasure.      The plane […]

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Ten Quote Tuesday Writing Prompt: “I don’t remember my birthdays.”

Here are the choices: Writing Prompts Include all these elements into a scene: sports tickets, a candle, discouragement, and drawing. Have a scene with a self-conscious politician. Start your scene with this line: I don’t remember my birthdays. Here is the original post for the writing prompts: http://ryanlanz.com/2015/01/13/ten-quote-tuesday-23/comment-page-1/#comment-4941 I drew inspiration for the protagonist from […]

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Chemo

The very thing that should’ve Saved her; became her murderer Claimed her Her absence became an abyss That swallowed me every time Her memory surfaced. Written by: Josette Hansen Pseudonym Adinah Schramm Copyright ©

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The News

This is for the writing prompt “Ten Quote Tuesday.” I chose the quote: “It had been at least a minute since he last blinked.” Here is a link to the original post: Ten Quote Tuesday      It had been at least a minute since he last blinked; he sat in silence across the table. She […]

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Ode to my Children

     If money were never ending, or everything were free; I’d get you everything you ever asked of me.      Still, if it were so; I wonder too Would you still respect me the way you do?      Remember children, the facts of life. Money isn’t everything; it causes struggle, strife.      There’s strength found […]

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Mother

     That voice lingers in memories, she can recall it; conjure it whenever her heart breaks. She left too soon, so much for her to see. The value of time learned, treasured, hearts ache.      Eyes closed her face appears; every edge of her profile clear. Her mouth curls up into a smile; banishing all […]

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Forgive and Forget

     They say when you forgive, you’re supposed to forget. Kind of like wiping the slate clean; a fresh start. I think that it is easier with some people; as opposed to others. You know the kind I speak of. They are the ones who are always apologizing for the same shit. Yeah, those ones. […]

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Courage

     Courage:      The ability to do something that frightens one.      Bravery:      Courageous behavior or character.      Courageous:      Not deterred by danger or pain.      Synonyms Include: fearless; unafraid; heroic.      When did we decide that being a hero had to lack fear? How do you know the greatest heroes were not […]

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