Recovery stories, books, poems, and more

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taken from my book, "Where's The Real World?" Read More
based on true events of a volunteer in a nonprofit about finding runaway children and reuniting them with their families.Names and places have been changed to protect the innocent https://gofund.me/1d97c150 Read More

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Collapsed, face flat on the floor, drooling, from injecting illegal drugs; another, his jaws locked, and teeth clenched, bordering death! What most people imagine a nightmare is a recurring reality for Larry! Instead of life, as most know it, a lowly existence, a lowlife—Ohio, the buckeye state, Hell's playground, where… Read More
Slices of my life in hospital and in between residency. Being something of a transient at present, these reflections are just musings and thoughts. Read More
A semi-autobiographical account of my journey to recovery. Read More

Poem / Poetry

June 28, 2021

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taken from my book, "Beyond Free" Read More

Poem / Poetry

April 30, 2021

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taken from my book, "Our Founded Feelings" Read More
Music and tea are my salvation. Photo by Amber Kipp on Unsplash Read More
The second part of the story "Onyx": Two years after the first part, Onyx receives a letter that makes her return to her hometown. Will returning there influence her to return to the beginning or will she emerge victorious again? Read More
The Bragstone girls are living with a curse, or a blessing some might say. Since the moment they are born their world is one of black and white. And the only way to get a world of color is by looking into the eyes of their soulmate. Read More

Poem / Poetry

November 10, 2020

Reads: 178

Comments: 1

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Written for the wife of a friend who was dying of cancer. She passed peacefully, but as a mother of young children, way too soon. Read More
This short story is based on reflections from a real event. Read More
A song that came to me all at once. Read More

Poem / Song Lyrics

September 12, 2020

"You gambled on love, and now you're sick like fiend coming down from the drugs.." - Benjamin Tod Read More

Short Story / Memoir

August 31, 2020

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Humility surrounding the concept of surrendering control. Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

August 05, 2020

Realizations and revelations can open up a new horizon we never knew existed. Read More

Reads: 459

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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
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