Call for Submissions: I Am Subject/ Women Writers

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Are You the Subject of Your Own Life? Here’s an interesting writing project that a friend alerted me to: #IAmSubject The Call for Submissions from published author Diane DeBella is seeking essays up to 1250 words for an Anthology. Women often lose their sense of self to external roles, expectations, and objectifications. Many times, we don’t even […]

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Palmar Reflex

Thomas Leuthard / Foter.com / CC BY Exclamation points, Question marks, Notes in the margins Are all that she left to me. No baby book entries, No photos, No memories. I grasp at her mind. A newborn’s hand clinging still. Submitted to this week’s Trifextra challenge: 33 of your own words inspired by the featured picture.

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The Hallway #NaBloPoMo

The Hallway She still slept on her side of the bed. It had been three months since John died, but she couldn’t stretch out into that space that he had left behind. Open. Empty. Well, maybe “slept” isn’t the right word, anyway, as she barely slept. She lay in the bed, waiting for sleep to […]

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The First of November: Another Chance

It is the first day of November, and so, today, someone will die. The screaming was over. Just a few whimpers and moans, now. Indira clung to the teachings about karma, reincarnation. “The eyes of an old soul,” whispered the midwife. Yes, she considered, but whose? This is my response to the following prompt from […]

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