Just a twentysomething Midwest girl with a story to tell.
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Breathe deep. I know I just need to take this one step at a time. One small step to start. Sounds easy enough. Breathe deep.
Time to Leave
"Please put that down, I don't want to die because you don't know how to handle dad's old hunting knife." James looked over his shoulder, scolding his younger sister. Jenni carefully set the knife on the beat up wooden table and tried to hide her shame.
The Sea and Me
The damp sea air blew across the surface of the water and up into my sails as the dawn sun peaked above the horizon. A large cargo ship in the distance looked to be the size of a child’s tub toy. I knew it was heading my way and I would need to get a move on. The red hues melted in the sky, slowly rising high above me. I looked to my left and smiled.
Everything My Mother Did Wrong
An open home to whoever, warm and inviting. Those in need were always welcome. A menagerie of animals befallen misfortune,
An Afternoon in Autumn
Crunching through the chilled streets the cold dark concrete covered with the fallen leaves of autumn. Kicking up the crisp fiery hues as I walk,
What am I supposed to do now? It’s all over, After months of late nights together Huddled in the living room, Letting the hours fade into morning.
The curtains flutter as a pocket of wind comes in wisps. The smell of freshly cut grass and the rain wafts into the room.
Power Outage On a cold December morning with a quiet chill in the air, some ice knocked out the power forcing him into despair.