Missouri Summer Night by Sandra de Helen

Tonight I wish I could dress in taffeta, put rhinestones on my ears, Evening in Paris on my wrists and dance in the arms of my lover all night at the Stardust. Every night I wish I were already grown and gone.

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Some Like it Hot

It was a crisp fall day when I got the wonderful news that I was pregnant with my son;  shortly thereafter, however, I received a bit of information I felt more ambivalent about…he was actually due on MY birthday. I immediately knew that was not what I preferred.  To have the one day a year […]

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roar to the sun by John Reinhart

Dear  Readers, I pulled this from the archives because we need to be reminded of  how much power lies within us. We are power lines . We can face the sun along with its heat. We will not burn. We will roar to the sun …we will be lions… we will roar to the sun […]

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Celebrating Motherhood: Essay by Lisa Amaya

By Lisa Amaya Some want to live what I call ‘the typical life.’ To me, this means getting a job, marrying someone you love, having children and making beautiful memories together. My life has only sort of fallen into this category. After graduating from college at 23, I worked as an education reporter at a daily […]

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The Truth About Angels: A celebration of love, sisterhood and family 

#ArchiveDay I don’t believe in angels, yet I have many. I have only one course of action: my own bravery, strength, survival, and happiness.
I will save myself, love myself, appreciate myself, understand myself, and protect myself so that she may one day not have to worry if I will be okay. I’m okay, She saved me once and the rest is up to me.

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