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joan

slim of frame, shorn of hair, curlicues only in her doodles speared  on impatient earth, shocked red dust flying as she made her marks. metal plates rustling skirts hers as she helped her horse surge onto new fields, her domains … Continue reading

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Hurt

It wasn’t the first time but she couldn’t say it hurt less now. Those spaces in time when red took over and colored itself in welts on her son’s tender skin. His whimpers hurt her. Every single time. Wrote this … Continue reading

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Drawing first blood

i wished to disappear and thus wipe the stain. Why wasn’t i allowed to faint and plead away from this- mess, blood and gore. Wasn’t i too young to go through this slippery, painful path? Why didn’t i have a … Continue reading

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The Little Master

He had murder in his eyes. He brandished the cane and she quivered involuntarily. She waited for his thunderous shouts and the threatening swishes of the cane that were sure to follow. “I shall teach you a lesson” said he … Continue reading

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