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By Starrsawyer  (booksie.com)

What is love?

Poetry | Updated Jun 24, 2014 | Reads: 77 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Love,Cute,Life,Embrace,Family,Mother,Father,Child,Sweet,Growing,Passion,Motivation,Positive,Happy,Nice,Baby,Adult,Nan,Grandad

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The Halcyon Days Of My Youth

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Halcyon is a name for a bird in Greek legend generally associated with the kingfisher. There was an ancient belief that the bird nested on the sea, which it calmed in order to lay its eggs on a floating nest. Two weeks of calm weather were therefore expected around the winter solstice. This myth...

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Intellectual,Slavery,Child,Girl,Holocaust,Nazi,Youth,Hope,Ideals,Race,Racism,Multi-ethnic,Aryan,Golden,Supremacy,Racial,Perfection,Violence,Bigotry

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Compassion - Part One

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Compassion is a short story about a young girl's courageous triumph over homelessness and family abuse

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Homelessness,Slavery,Abandonment,Spiritual,Religion,Triumph,Human,Spirit,Gamblers,Hope,Family,Abuse,Crow,White,Goose,Crickets,Scarab,Beetle

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Compassion - Part Three

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

“Compassion" is a story I wrote about a young girl who is abandoned by her family in a brutal manner. With an inner awareness that is heightened by mysteries revealed through the natural world, she triumphs over the futility of homelessness. I build a foundation for her lyrical struggle...

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Homelessness,Abandonment,Spiritual,Religion,Triumph,Human,Spirit,Gamblers,Hope,Family,Abuse,Crow,White,Goose,Crickets,Scarab,Beetle,Texas

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Compassion - Part Two

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

“Compassion" is a story I wrote about a young girl who is abandoned by her family in a brutal manner. With an inner awareness that is heightened by mysteries revealed through the natural world, she triumphs over the futility of homelessness. I build a foundation for her lyrical struggle...

Short Story | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Homelessness,Abandonment,Spiritual,Religion,Triumph,Human,Spirit,Gamblers,Hope,Family,Abuse,Crow,White,Goose,Crickets,Scarab,Beetle,Texas

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The Super Bowl

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

I stand up to clear my name of any lies while defining the murder assaults I have faced in the United States, a country I once loved. These assaults have been public all along, and I suffered in the darkness hypnotized in trances - unable to protect myself since childhood.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Torture,Murder,Hypnosis,Trance,Degradation,Woman,Child,Beauty,Nazis

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The Fat Squirrel Leaps

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

The Fat Squirrel is up in the tree canopy, singing to me even though I feel like a small unwanted Child. He still talks to me.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Children,Inner,Universe,God,Hope,Fat,Fatness,Squirrel,Strength

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Did I Disappoint You At Three?

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

When we are little children, sometimes it seems that nothing we do is enough to please the adults around us. They end up making the child feel she or he is the adult - and only the adults have the right to be the child.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Children,Family,Abuse,Maturity

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He Didn't Like My Face - A General's Face

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

I remember being very young, and tied up individually by several powerful men, while kept in slavery as a child royal person and intellectual. Needless to say, my intelligent face was unappreciated....

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Child,Intellectual,Slavery,General,Gender,Hatred,Betrayal

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We Were Once Trees

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

As a little girl I remember being a tall, strong tree, not short as I feel as a woman too often - short, small and insignificant because of the soul-splitters who have harmed me.

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Tree,Soul-split,Monarch,Child,Self-esteem,Insecurity

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I'm A Filipino Boy (You Can Be My Party Girl)

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

“There are guns in the darkness. There are men out there”, he said, leaning over the kitchen counter to peer out into the back where sharp glass shards were in the concealed dark dirt in the vacant lot. “I'm not kidding – there are men out there in the dark. Get my...

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Slavery,Filipino,Girl,Man,Wealth,Drug,Habit,Deprivation,Fear,Child,Prostitution

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Desert Rose Gypsum

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

Desert Rose Gypsum is an early expression of my monarch's point of view in the wealthy world in which I lived before being kidnapped. Gypsum is a spiritual rock or mineral of mine, symbolic of the rain that comes eventually to the arid desert. Overall, it represents a resurrection of the...

Article | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Desert,Rose,Gypsum,Child,Monarch,Rock,Geology,Spiritual,Resurrection,Arid,No,Water,Wealth,Owl

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Predator Bird

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

I speak of the Divine Self, the Inner Child and Self Love when I write the following poem. Here is one opening stanza: I am the unseen black bird in the smoky morning distance the other Raven closing in to protect my Beloved with my wings outstretched and coming close

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 2 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Raven,Blue,Jay,Protector,Love,Bird,Woman,Self,Divine,Inner,Child,Predator

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I Fixed The Food For My Beloved

By Patricia Mcgurk Martin  (booksie.com)

I did fix the food for me Though suffering in torture I fixed the food for my Beloved Self To soothe my Beloved And have a safe place in me, Comforted A space in me that is mine In which to rest

Poetry | Updated Jun 23, 2014 | Reads: 3 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Childhood,Torture,Of,A,Child,United,States,Beloved,Poem,Girl,Boy,Woman,Man,Rape,Holiness,Abuse,Atrocities,Atrocity,God

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A Letter From Heaven

By Stream  (booksie.com)

A letter from Heaven....

Short Story | Updated Jun 22, 2014 | Reads: 84 | Comments: 4 | Likes: 12
Tags: Jesus,God,Death,Cancer,Loss,Mom,Child


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