Embracing My Darkness (!!strong language!!)

Image by lisa runnels from Pixabay Again and again, like an encore that never stops I feel like everything's hit me like a ton of fucking rocks... My heart bleeds for you to love me instead of forsaking me... We all know that I will never be who you want me to be... You take me through a …

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My Heart and Mind Shatter

Restoration – Image by KL Caley Like this old beaten house, my heart and mind are full of grief and loss. Long story short...My daughter duped me and took away everyone in one swish of her razor tongue. All I ever wanted was for my kids was for them to be loved, happy, and have …

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Confessions of the Dark ~ #RXC 226

Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com "Dig deep..." she said, "and look inside yourself" as she scratched out notes on her notepad. I rolled my eyes a bit and slumped in my seat. I wondered what she was writing down on that piece of paper. I couldn't see it, but I bet she was doodling. She …

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Seeking Absolution [Reblog]

Welcome to my Random Word Prompt, Gypsie!! This is such an emotional and important use of the word absolution. It’s raw. The world needs to read these words of struggle.
xoxo, E.M.

Gypsie’s Wonderful World of Words

By (Gypsie) Offenbacher-Ferris

In response to prompt provided by
E.M.’s Random Word Prompt #104

Seeking absolution from crimes
I’ve not committed
Yet crimes levied against me
by the naive and misinformed.


Seeking absolution from this disease that has me in its clutches, But one that I did not ask for not now and not ever.


Seeking absolution from heartache
sorrow, grief, anger, and despair
Protection for an unguarded heart
that’s never learned how to heal.


Seeking absolution for the innocent,the troubled, oppressed and wounded. For those serving and yet to serve and those brave souls who have fallen.


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Good Days Ended ~ #StandWithUkraine

Image Credit:  Josh Rose @ Unsplash.com A smile worth a thousand words shown on her face It was one that rose above the chatter of the café courtyard The harmony of space and time, stood still Stopped on a dime to capture just one moment "Smile big, Oksana!" The next day... the smiles turned to …

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The Cleaning Lady (*Trigger Warning*)

Photo by Karolina Grabowska on Pexels.com She lacked an abundance of goodness, only disappointment Luck lacking...in relationships, in careers, and in living Never enough, always discarded like trash Replaceable, expendable, unneeded... Pain fills her with a void, empty His impression still setting on her mind, conflicted Depression sets in, overwhelming sadness developed With each swish …

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The Glitter Faded Away

Photo by Nicolas Postiglioni on Pexels.com I used to scintillate in his presence His words were smooth, wafting in my ears I was captivated by the mystery in his ways I was barely reluctant to be his Until I was, or now that I am The love he gave became lethal Or at least the …

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Shattered Heart: Darkness Within

Image Credit: Pinterest Her version of love was a depiction of a mushy romance novel... Except in their story, her heart crystallized, like jasper. It had shattered inside of her, and it became broken from trauma. Her love was wasted because she was not a hostess to his scandalous ways. She moved to lyrics inside …

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