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By Miss Phoenix
This is a work in progress; a short story of a mother's internal struggle.
It isn't completed, so any feedback would be appreciated. Thank you for reading!
By Roberta Hamburgh
Being smothered by her own disease, emphysema, my mother on perhaps her last trip to Laredo, wrenches out of her white silk blouse in the car. My father admonishes her for being half dressed on a public thoroughfare. As she clambers into the blazing hot desert, she comes to the realization that...
Short Story | Updated Apr 17, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
A poem for my mother, who spends more than her fair share of time in the hospital.
when we say 'mum'/'mom'/'mama' etc.. What does it really mean?
Poetry | Updated Apr 11, 2015 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 4
By James Edgar Cooper
The Hungarian-Canadian Poet Robert Zand once said "There are too many people, and too few human beings." He's absolutely right! What is happening to our world!? Why are we murdering each other? Why are we committing senseless acts of violence upon one-another and Mother Earth!? Why are people...
By Lost Knight
A mother is the epitome of sacrifice. She is like a candle in our lives which burns itself to give us light
Poetry | Updated Apr 11, 2015 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
By Angie Lynch The Rainbow Writer
A.J. Caputa is a hard working, single mother to her four year old daughter, Emilie. With her little girl by her side she thought she had everything she could ever need- a good job, great family, close friends.
And then she met Sam.
Sam turned her life upside down, without even trying, when...
By Sicky666 Xadia
This is my auto-biography in poetry-form.
To the most elegent, and special woman in my life
Poetry | Updated Apr 6, 2015 | Reads: 12 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Fail Monkey
Family issues ..
Poetry | Updated Apr 3, 2015 | Reads: 9 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
This poem is about Easter, through the eyes of a mother.
Poetry | Updated Apr 2, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Andrew is turning eight and starting to lose his mind. At least there will be cake and balloons.
Keo, Van, and Leigh have been best friends since college. When their individual lives start becoming too much, they know they can come together redefining what it means to be a family.
The world has just ended.
As her and her granddaughter fly away from it safely in a spaceship, an elderly woman contemplates the life she had spent on Earth, and considers what to do with the new one she has been granted.
Personal experience about alcoholism, and the danger of it.
Essay | Updated Mar 25, 2015 | Reads: 4 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1