Wish

I wonder if I’ll ever forget to miss you Go a day without seeing your face Have no reaction to the mention of your name For a time when I don’t want to hear your voice Hating every minute of your choice Will the days stop being dark The night endless I desperately want more […]

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Menstruation Man

Ok…. Don’t get weirded out by the title….it is not weird.  It is one of the most male driven feminist stories I have heard of in recent history. Arunachalam Muruganantham has been dubbed Menstruation Man.  What started as a mission to help his wife turned into a movement in India. Here is his story for […]

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Battle

The silence is deafening I can’t shut out that sound The white noise It prevents me from rest Allowing all the demons to rise to the surface The silence deafening The brightness is blinding I try to black it out The light is torture It disrupts me from wallowing Trying to force me to wake […]

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A Woman of my Bloody Word

A few posts ago, I wrote about period poverty.  First thank you for all those who read and shared the post on Facebook and any platform that it was viewed and shared.  In that post I talked about talking about periods and how we as a society needed to work on ending the shame and […]

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xoxo Sparky ❤️

Today is the day years ago I was nervous to meet you Tomorrow Is the day I met the future Today is the day I sat on the cusp of love Tomorrow Is the day I didn’t know I met it Today is the day I contemplated backing out Tomorrow Is the day I will […]

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Reflected Love

I met you when I thought I was dead Had been beaten and bruised left on the floor I had given all I had, to the one I thought would last Only to be surprised when the version of love I had Broke, fizzled and went up in smoke Staring at you now I am […]

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Thoughts for Today

Wear your scars proudly For whatever is was that knocked you down DIDN’T KNOCK YOU OUT Be not ashamed for the times you stumbled Falling only gives you cause To rise again STRONGER Fear not the road to tomorrow For it was build from todays YOU WILL GET THERE in your own time Have FAITH […]

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Education for the Times.

I thought a lot today about what I wanted to write about. So much is happening in the world close and abroad. As I thought new alerts streamed across my phone. Yet, still nothing I wanted to write about. Not like a couple of nights ago when I had a mild case of writer’s block […]

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