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A memoir of my life surviving chronic childhood trauma from the perspective of myself and my alter personalities. A story of connecting the pieces, processing pain, and moving forward. (Other than the name of the host and the alters, all names of people and places have been changed to protect… Read More
Prompt: Walking through a dark asylum. Voices call out, what do they say? Read More

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The infant that inspired this story really existed. I met her during a couple of days of volunteering at a center for pre-school mental health. Apart from her discovery in a drawer the rest is fiction. This is a story that has been waiting to be written for years....thanks to… Read More
Old poem of a childhood that barely existed, except through bruises and taught self-hatred. Shame. Writing helps me outgrow it all, though. Shedding my skin, and aching for sunlight to get in. I want to plant gardens within myself again. Read More

Poem / Romance

April 06, 2018

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a poem about feeling special and then not being anything at all. Read More

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Comments: 6

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A short story inspired by 'The Ballad Of Lucy Jordan' by Marianne Faithful. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0NxhFn0szc Read More
Aveline is a senior in high school, on her last leg, and at risk of dropping out. When she's sent to a private alternative school, she comes face to face with the demons of her past, supported only by a newfound friend, in a newfound tribe to call her… Read More

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This was inspired by a true situation that I became aware of about a somewhat distant family member whose wife had left him and their children for some reason. Read More
At seven she played Mother to the brother twice her age. She was the one to watch him, make sure he ate, told him that he was special. She was far to grown for her age, and he would always have the mind of a toddler. Read More

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May be once but not for years. Read More

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A perfect facade to a house of horror. Read More
Just some freestyle poetry. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 15, 2016

Reads: 366

Comments: 6

Shelves: 2

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"We say they have rights, but by this, what is meant? Bred for the purpose does not mean consent." Read More

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Comments: 3

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The Silver Tongue House

First love Read More
"The world kicks you out" is about Connor, a seventeen year old boy who grew up in foster care. This is his life's story, the different families, different problems he had to face, people who turned against him, who never gave him a chance. Many people in the foster system… Read More
World peace, something that nearly every human being wants. People to care, and treat others with the same respect. It does not matter who you are or where you are from, everyone should be treated equally. If you have a dream or something you really want, go for it, it… Read More
My fist poem, please go easy on me. I'm 17 years old and I remember how I felt when I was being abused. I've not added ages within this poem as many people are abused at many different ages. I'm trying to raise the awareness so you can feel what… Read More
When the moody blues days come, all I can do is write. Read More

Book / Other

May 25, 2015

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Kimberly is your guide through a dark and twisted life of a little girl who never asked for what she got and who never wanted it. First the reason and then the pursuit. She will never forget. Read More
A real-life account of a tormented soul, the long journey that encompassed both the physical and emotional horror, the darkest secrets and candid expression of a journey that is now filled with understanding, healing, and endless possibilities for the future. Read More
My personal story of my childhood abuse, neglect, and molestation by my Uncle and how that shaped me into the person I am today. How the molestation forever changed a five or six-year-old into a homosexual later in life. The negativity that arose as a result and all the… Read More
Raised by a narcissistic mother Read More
While working at a mental institution, I met a lot of people who deserved the chance to be heard-My aim is to give a voice to one lady in particular. Along with mental illness and a mild intellectual disability, she has suffered from abuse for her entire life. This is… Read More
A story about a big sister, who would move mountains to make her little brother happy, while dealing with parents who didn't really care. Read More
John and James are two brothers who are all they have in the world. But when social services threaten to tear them apart, they must find a way to stay together and just maybe find a new family at the end of it all. Read More
A poem about inaction, specifically in regard to those you're infatuated with. -----------------(Author Note)------------------ I don't usually write poetry. I haven't in years. I wouldn't call this a poem. I would call this verbal vomit that I couldn't help but to write down. I did no redrafting, its raw. Maybe… Read More
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