Pride by Liora Sophie

My pride is made of a million specks of shame I’ve shaken off my back over the years, A hundred girl-on-girl kisses under the blanket so no one would see, A trickle of my bleeding heart for e… Source: Pride by Liora Sophie

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New Short Story!

The Spaniard on the Amazon *Based on a true story* The two travelers were soaked from head to toe by the time they reached the Spaniard's home. The canoe pulled up into the mud and they toppled out of it, grateful for the chance to stretch their legs. They thanked the local and handed him … Continue reading New Short Story!

Hephaestus and Aphrodite

Everyone knows what it feels like to be rejected by someone you have feelings for. (If you don't, this post may not be of interest to you.) Let's agree it's comparable to being run over by a garbage truck. It is not at all a desirable situation to be in. You know how Romeo and … Continue reading Hephaestus and Aphrodite

Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Will Scar Me Forever

Do you have moments when you just want to bury your face in your hands and shout, "Those @#$%*@# bullies!" Know what I mean? A few days ago I was babysitting an adorable two-year-old. We were at the playground, and I was waiting for him at the bottom of the hill while he skated down on … Continue reading Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Will Scar Me Forever

Book Review: The Time traveler’s Wife

The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have to admit: I didn't cry when Dumbledore died. But I was moved to tears by The Time Traveler's Wife. This is not the kind of book which is impossible to put down. Instead, you get to read it at your … Continue reading Book Review: The Time traveler’s Wife