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Found then a little dove cowering in the birth of new
A blade came near and scant to miss
only a hairs breath relinquishing bliss
Flying before her time with wind both a friend and foeThinking to see, her wings grow tired
Blind fear rushes in ne'er more inspiredA shy grasp at what becomes a mysterious fateful lore Trying but giving away the hidden life
Reduced to nothing and shut in by strifeAgain the hungry clock stood its watch o'er gentle dove Only to alight were she would ne'er to fly
Wings fail to carry her to comforting skyTalented... (more)
...it!” - Corrie ten Boom, The Hiding Place
Safety. A relative term, as I can feel safe in places others can't. The reverse is true as well, there are common things that cause me to feel threatened. This feeling of safety is one of the casualties of being a victim of a violent crime, especially a sexual crime. Safety isn't a feeling however. Feeling safe and being safe can be entirely different things. I have fear, the antithesis of safety, that chases me out of every warm and protected environment. Being so chased, I run away from protection. That is why I choose... (more)
...lovers I see the hope in her intelligence, which she hid because she was told to be seen and not heard I see the potential in her crazy wild rebellion, it chases the common fools away I see the wonder in mischievous eyes, her wildness never tamed I see the strength born from the violent men she has endured and survived I see the determination to never give up, though the world laughs at her struggle I see the passion that only a woman of character and spiritual vitality can bring I see the scars that others gave her, trying to mar the beauty she wouldn't give I see... (more)
...and old high school buds who are still die hard townies. All of these things bring us closer together. It’s even a day that the hometown team erases the worst of political rivals. At least for three hours!!! Finally, don’t forget the biggest attraction.
The game is fast and it’s violent. Oh c’mon, it’s true. It’s wired in us. Predator vs. Prey. The hunt. Spears, knives. You name it, it’s in our blood. And we love blood! So why does the rest of the world not give a crap? Let’s examine this issue. Baseball is played in almost any country where there’s dirt.... (more)
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