Longing to Be an Orphan

I was raised in a strange interfamily dynamic in which I was given “temporarily” to an aunt at 3 weeks because my biological mother was mentally ill and did not want me. I remember my early childhood being a happy time, but at age 7 I was asked if I wanted to join my two siblings…

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Twilight Truth

I sat at a restaurant bar with him last night. It had been almost three weeks since I’d last seen him in person. I sat to his left, at the bar’s corner, my body scanning for what our previous attachment felt like. I didn’t feel anything because the atmosphere was crowded, festive, and loud. When…

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Hello To The Next Woman

Hello, Right now you are on cloud nine.  The unending attention, adoring romantic words, and extravagant life style are all a woman raised in our culture could ever hope for…almost too good to be true.  

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