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This is a story of how I found love and had to fight for it, through addiction and poor choices, to the life I live today. Read More
What can you do when you can't do anything? Read More

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A poem about all the people who wanted to help, but didn't have the words Read More
taken from my book, "Blown Out Of Proportion" Read More
taken from my book, "Blown Out Of Proportion" Read More
Story of a man devastated by the loss of his family, his fall into depression and alcoholism, and his redemption from the man in black Read More

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What if what you thought you knew about Alice, proved to be wrong? What if the story you were told, like all other Disney stories, was just a watered down version, to intentionally draw a deaf ear to the cruel reality of the situation? Prepare to meet Alice all over… Read More

Poem / Poetry

February 22, 2020

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The Poem Home House

After a long journey and pushing myself through some exhausting mental tests of endurance, I have arrived to a wonderful point in my life. Here's what loving myself has been like. Read More
A hindrance to Gabriella transformed into a blessing for Pablo and herself. To heal one's Child Within, one must embrace their hot stove, so to speak. Otherwise, the pain nourishes resentments and hurt for others. I hope readers connect with their courage to heal in this story. Read More

Poem / Poetry

October 30, 2019

taken from my book, "With Insanity And Medication For All" Read More
taken from my book, "With Insanity And Medication For All" Read More
taken from my book, "With Insanity And Medication For All" Read More

Short Story / Romance

October 24, 2019

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The Booksie Classic House

A man and woman trapped in a collapsing building shre a monent Read More
Trigger Warning: ED, and self-harming. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

A Mother's hope for an addicted son. Read More
The moment in life when you come to the realization that YOU have to face your fears in order to release yourself from the shackles that confines you to the place in time that holds you prisoner of your own mind, knowing that you have the tools to set yourself… Read More
Surviving a nearly fatal abusive marriage left me resolved to "never marry again." Then a scrawny, bearded guy who smelled of pine and truth leaned onto my boob in a crowded van... Read More
I am in recovery and writing has become a friend that has allowed me to spill my crazy thoughts in a place that is safe for me and also therapeutic. I can leave these thoughts on a page where I can revisit them and measure my growth. This first "share"… Read More

Tags: hope, peace, recovery

A memoir based upon real life. How to win the colossal war over your soul by surrendering. Read More
What existst at one time can never truly be erased. Read More
Ray returns back to country and sees his sister completely different than he remembers.... Read More
Two short stories written my early years of recovery from alcohol and drug abuse. Read More

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The Booksie Classic House

Short story inspired by the prompt... Careless Acts Read More

Essay / Non-Fiction

September 20, 2018

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The Booksie Classic House

My personal experience with addiction and depression and how I overcame both using a rather non traditional method. They, both, nearly killed me but I came out on top. You can too. Read More
words she never meant to share to the world, but feels like she needs to. Read More
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