Author Archives: Eric

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Writer/Plumber/Poet/Father/Gentleman/Romantic

Introducing the “I Knew. . .” Response Collaboration

Originally posted on A Global Divergent Literary Collective:
Being a member of a writing collective has many benefits. One of these perks is the opportunity to write with other amazing writers, which is both creatively stimulating and challenges us to…

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I Know My Worth- Devereaux Frazier

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
I know my worth Are you sure about that  They ask me in the twilight hours Caressing the vain sense and sensibilities Of someone already caught in the eye Storms vast, lighting strikes…

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There Were Things I Did Not Know – Lois E. Linkens

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
  There were things I did not know (could not know). There were words I was yet to write, a still Small voice, yet to claim. ‘Tis life’s greatest thrill, To light an…

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I Knew My Faults-Sarah Doughty

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
“I knew my faults. And they always stared back at me in the mirror.” As long as I can remember, I knew my faults. They were engraved in my flesh, repeated so often…

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I knew my invisibility- Candice Louisa Daquin

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
I knew my invisibility when the lady next to my mother in the nursing ward took me in her arms out of pity for there was nobody there who cared to rock a…

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I Knew My Purpose-Rachel Finch

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
I knew my purpose when little legs were thrust apart, foreign hands moulding my body into a better fit for themselves, shaping my form and my future. I knew my purpose when they…

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I Knew My Fate-1Wise Woman

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
I knew my fate when Enraged voices penetrate Vulnerable Eyes closed tight Dreaming of locks Picked and set free I knew my fate when Words embedded Forever me Followed by scenes Violent Seen…

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I Knew My Stature – Aurora Phoenix

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
I knew my stature when I was a shrinking violet wilting wallflower hangdog hanging in the corner of the gym stewing in the stench of pubescent sweat and hurricanic hormonal surges a bit…

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I knew my lesson-Megha Sood

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
I knew my lesson when your touch left the scar again and again on my suppurating skin and you remain unscathed and free ? I knew my lesson when crying under the covers and…

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I Knew My Name- Christine Ray

Originally posted on Whisper and the Roar:
I knew my name when grown men called me ‘honey’ fondled my braids and pulled my 10-year old body stiff with resistance onto their hard laps I knew my name when the male…

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