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This story is the sequel to The Friendship. Sheila Maurer was a well known much loved Counsellor at Gladstone Secondary School in Vancouver, a special unique woman who made my school life more bearable in having to face the realities of high school life, and even family issues at home.… Read More
This is a poem I wrote the day before I had to put my cat and bestfriend to sleep after his battle with cancer came to an end. Read More
This poem was written specifically from a contest with the theme, "The Distance Between:. No other guidelines. Here was my take on this theme. Read More
Sometimes that which may seem less than expected may be the greatest gift of all. Read More
Kronos looked, mesmerized by the scythe, which seemed to whisper at him. Revenge, it promised, you shall have your revenge. His hands trembled, then reached out and grabbed the scythe. He wiped his tears away. Oh, he'll see his father again. At his funeral. Read More

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A brother and sister unwillingly cross paths with the devil himself against the backdrop of a post nuclear wasteland. Should they choose to co-exist and ultimately strike a deal with the apparition, this decision could conclusively bring to light a dark secret of whom one of these three individuals would… Read More
The final stage of grief is acceptance. Sometimes, however, when we come face to face with our own mortality, we need to find acceptance in order to cope with death's reality. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 02, 2022

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Poetry... I wrote my first poem in third grade and I felt an inexplicable magic and fell in love with words. Read More

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"Essentially we have to show up for ourselves like a good friend. Some days are arms wrapped around ourselves to warm our own hearts. Some days w..." Read More

Heartbreaker’s Solitaire- A mental labyrinth of self-punishment, in which I killed off all my aspirations of romance and love for becoming a heartbreaker. Best read in order. Read More
Not born with a silver spoon in her mouth, Sharlene Cunning-ham is a mediocre individual working for a successful jewelry company. Known as the errand girl of her boss, although she is a private secretary, she is a studious, hardworking, and excitingly bubbly person. Dramatic, Sharlene is a born professional… Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 07, 2021

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Poem / Poetry

August 01, 2021

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Comments: 7

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They say move on. Easier said than done. Read More
Years of brooding anticipation now greeted with awkward acceptance of the finality of my presence in a dream begun before I ever came to be. How I hunger to understand the reason why. How I long to see beyond the days that lay ahead, long after I am gone. It… Read More
Love is acceptance of life. Death is acceptance of faith. It is the simplicity of the human spirit to crave, seek and obtain that which we admire and love, and to believe and trust in the promises of faith. Like water and air, love and death nurture and sustain the… Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 16, 2021

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Accepting that someone is out of your life is tough, especially your first real, true love. Read More
If we accept our demons they will become our angels Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 03, 2020

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Tags: love, life, acceptance

Accepting people for what makes them different. Read More
Accepting something takes strength and character not have the capability to do so. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

January 30, 2020

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Past heartache, present illusions (or are they), future...remains to be seen. Read More

Poem / Humor

November 06, 2019

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Comments: 7

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I was told to write something about sweets..this was what came to me. Perhaps love and forgiveness happens in confectionary too... Read More

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Comments: 12

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Take this as an anti-motivational rant, because being told to change what can't be changed only leads to greater feelings of failure. Cover image: Lana Graves on Unsplash. Read More

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Comments: 4

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