Flying Blind

via Daily Prompt: Risky So filled with hope, with wonder, with dreams beyond imagination The desperate woman took the plunge and returned to work She had been lost to the workforce, to life, and to society for years She thought she had been relegated to eternal damnation For one reason only:  her mental illness.  Her…

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Alone

She didn’t know what the hell went wrong…. It was the “he said, she said” thing rearing its ugly head He said he was only trying to help; she tried to play along But then she couldn’t take it any longer; she had to take a stand Her line was drawn in the sand; she…

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And Then…She Jumped

A nightmare had long begun; the mind was being stretched and twisted One year?  Three?  Ten?  God only knows how long she had been holding on Holding onto what?  Faith?  Inner strength?  Determination?  Or was she already afflicted? Not knowing.  Not understanding.  Not seeing the signs.  Reality has gone Culminating in an altered state so…

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An Unforgotten Heartbreak

via Daily Prompt: Sympathy It seems so long ago yet it feels like yesterday An event from a B-grade horror movie but yet was reality Two tall towers, famous for their height came crashing to earth Indestructible, we thought.  Mighty as we believed.  Untouchable. Were we thinking that of the towers?  Or arrogantly thinking that…

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The Child Left Behind

The first day of school – the young girl is wearing her new uniform all primed and pressed Nervous, but excited to see her friends again; the summer was long and she was depressed Her parents left her at her private school that they pay good money for her to attend The public schools in the…

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Life of a Single Mother

Rushing, rushing, constantly in a hurry The father has long gone; the mother with children scurries “Time to go!” The mother cries. “It’s time for school!” But deep inside, her heart aches; the mother worries   The mother is no longer a mother; she’s an employee Sitting behind a desk attempting to focus on her…

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Locked In The Darkness

via Daily Prompt: Inhabit All I see is black, darkness all around me I can’t even see my hands or any part of me It’s so dark I can’t even determine truth from fallacy Oh how I wish this was not true; that this was pure fantasy   The darkness I inhabit is real and…

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Imaginary Dream

Her mind’s eye focused upon the horizon Blissfully unaware of any danger The present, the future; converging in union Into the form of an image of a handsome stranger Cyberspace preys on illusion and trickery Images are just a taste, a tease, a lure And is what makes this a fool’s game for sure  …

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