Confessions of the Dark ~ #RXC 226

Photo by cottonbro on "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 @ 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 She lacked an abundance of goodness, only disappointment Luck 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 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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Forever Isn’t Long Enough

Originally Published 4/10/2016 A million stars could light the skyYou would still be my shining lightThrough all of the sorrow and painThrough the blindness of lifeWeeding through the darknessTogether forever. The breeze can blow at cyclonic speedYou would be my shelter from the windKeeping me safe from harm and damageInvoking the bad away with your loveHolding me …

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Sebastian’s Story – Part 19 – The Lakeside

Trigger Warning for a bit of violence... 18+ post Georgia gathered her purse from beneath her bedside table, grabbed her keys from the hook on the wall by the front door, and headed out to run errands. Finn had left for college, and she needed to grab a variety of things she needed to redecorate …

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