Try to Believe

Everyday I set out to write. Some days the words flow and I can think of all the things I want to say.  Other days, I stare at the screen, thinking of an idea or inspiration.  It is always a toss-up what day is what and I don’t know until I sit down to write […]

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Beauty in the Faults

Who is to say what beauty truly is? Why was it decided that there are so few forms of beauty. That we change and morph ourselves into someone’s ideals of beauty many of us forgetting ourselves in the process. I was with a friend today, we talked about beauty and it’s standards relating to our […]

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Friend

I have a friend I know her well She is determined Stubborn Strong She is fierce, a rebel You never know what to expect She is ever changing Growing, surprising us all You can see it in her eyes She has no quit Noble Full of respect Ally in your battles General in arms I […]

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Okay :)

Since I wrote the piece on Norby. I have had a few people as me if it was hard to talk about or if I was ok because I wrote it. I thought I would take a few moments and write about that. When I started writing as I have been saying my goal was […]

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Dare

If no one dared to be different We would have never moved forward Stuck in hate, lost in genericness Creativity dried up and gone It’s those who dared Who weren’t afraid Changed not only the game They changed the players To the ones that lit the way We will try not to smother the flame […]

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Norby

**Warning, the following deals with sensitive material, that it is deeply personal and has some graphic content*** Every once and awhile, the best of intentions are shattered and you are left wondering where it all went wrong.  You blame yourself for something that was never your fault and shy away from everyone including yourself. Until […]

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Women

Never judge a book by its cover This goes for women too All one of a kind Molds that are made to be broke More then a body, A beautiful mind Friend, foe, leader, ally Our basic human rights will not be revoked Live as equals Demand equality, same as you Our mission clear Our […]

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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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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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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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