Children Coping With Grief

  "Life asked death, 'Why do people love me but hate you?' Death responded, 'Because you are a beautiful lie and I am a painful truth." —Author unknown Death, the inevitable fate of all life. Everyone manages grief in their own way. For a child, the devastation of such a catastrophic event can forever alter [...]

Binding Dreadfully

It was a gun that ruined childhood Wielded by the barbaric maniac terrorizing innocence, killing righteousness without perceptions of accountability Stripped away is the influence of morality as the creation of defense molds justification Self preservation takes precedence the childs naiveté dies It was a gun that ruined adolescence  Subjectively slaying courage with luminations and deafening discharges  shattering windows, [...]

Reflections From the Disheartened

There are moments in life that change you forever; define you, indefinitely.  Sure, wounds heal, but just as the old saying goes, “The scars remain.” For some, the most definitive moment that has forever altered life’s reality is when the person they loved and trusted most unleashed their aggression and hit them. This life changing [...]

INDETERMINATE DISARRAY

Purgatory, a depressing state of suffering.  Stranded for an undisclosed extent of time. Then again, the interval is the real punishment, not the condition itself. A person could accept the situation, if only time would cease to tally the fragments of heartache. Yet time, it does count every single piece. It’s the real reason those stranded in desolation [...]