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Dear Sixteen

How are you doing? Have you accomplished all the things you set out to do? You were so innocent and naive. Have you learned to identify the difference between your dreams and the reality out in the world you were … Continue reading

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Watch “RWISA” Write Showcase Tour/Stephanie Collins

Guilt, Shame and Fear by Stephanie Collins “I can’t stand the feeling of being out of control, so I’ve never had any interest in trying drugs or alcohol,” I mused. “You sure seemed to have an interest when you were … Continue reading

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New Family Member

To anyone who doesn’t know who I am I am Patches the cat. A few months ago we lost Morris an orange and white cat. The human has been sad for a long time. I miss him as well. Well, … Continue reading

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The Fortune Cookie

Stevie ran her hands through her auburn hair and looked at the plates piled on the coffee table. She shook her head trying to clear her muddled thoughts and glanced at the unopened fortune cookies spilling out of a green … Continue reading

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When I started writing

I had an active imagination ever since I was little. I would dream up all kinds of things. I could imagine myself in many different locations and situations but I never wrote anything down but did make up all kinds … Continue reading

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After the flood

This is an acrylic painting I did just after the Alberta flood. That spring my daughter and her friends had camped out in my living room when they were told to evacuate. When they left their place they just barely … Continue reading

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