Shanz R. Smith
I am a Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Witch. I have been writing all my life. I have won several awards throughout my educational years, including poetry in various collections. Soon my debut Novel will be available.
I remember the Christmas parade on Christmas eve. At midnight, the fire trucks all lit up playing holiday music, slowly coasting down the street with Santa Clause and Frosty the snowman sitting on top, throwing candy canes out to the crowd.
Murder in Delphi
On February 13, 2017, at around 1:35 p.m., Abigail "Abby" Williams, 13, and Liberty "Libby" German, 14, were dropped off by Libby's sister at the Monon High Bridge over Deer Creek in Delphi Indiana. At 2:07 p.m. Libby posted a photo of Abby on the bridge. That was the last time the two girls would be seen.
Love shouldn't hurt
Imagine for a moment, you have an intimate evening planned with your partner. Everything is sailing along smoothly and you get to the physical part of the evening; Sex.
The True Colors Inside
There are so many colors we can find. They're in everything and everywhere, Like the color of your eyes, But what of the colors of our feelings,
Waves of Plastic
The stress and chaos of everyday life can be overwhelming. For some, a vacation is just what they need to de-stress and take a break from reality. My vacation would consist of sitting on the soft silky sand on a beach in Maine, watching the ocean waves crash against the rocks and flow up on the shore, washing over my feet with a margarita in hand. However, with the amount of pollution that is taking over our Oceans, soon they will be just another landfill if we don’t do something.
Colors of me
So many colors of the rainbow Each represents a part of me When I see red, I see myself grounding, underneath the trees.
The strongest Woman I Love
When she was 6 years old, her troubled life began. The youngest of 5 children, the only one closest to her in age was her half brother, who was 9 years older. Her Dad owned his own truck and made a decent living. Her mom occasionally worked, leaving her brother to babysit.
The Beauty before me
Sarah has been my best friend for going on five years. She's been by my side through a lot of bad times, good times too, but she's the one who's friendship has never waivered. So when she confessed to me that she was in love with me, I suppose my reaction wasn't exactly what she was expecting. To be fair, her confession wasn't something I expected either.