Browsing Tag

Domestic Abuse

Kim's Blogs

My Inner Chick’s Winning Submission!

 

—We chose a winner!

 

My Inner Chick’s team read and savored 74 submissions for our 2nd annual writing contest.

 

We valued and appreciated your raw words, honesty, authenticity, pain, and sharing your real-life, unbelievable, amazing stories with us.

 

What an honor to read all of them.

 

Thank you!

 

In particular, one story by Reut Amit, He Never Hit Me, caused us to rise up from our seats and yell:

 

      “That’s the one!”

 

Without further ado, here it is.

 

Congrats, Reut!

Image by Rebel Society/BigStock Sad/Scared

Image by Rebel Society/BigStock Sad/Scared

Continue Reading

In Memory of Kay

2,190 Days Since Your Murder

 

“You can’t cage an eagle for long without destroying it.” ― Patricia Briggs

Dedicated to my darling sister, Kay, whom was murdered 6 years ago on May 26 by her estranged husband.  I will love you forever and always, until the end of time.

 

 

~~~While chatting with the science teacher today, I notice a small plastic bag with a dragonfly inside. Me being me, I pick up the bag to get a closer look. I glare into it like one of those stupid human beings gawking at zoo animals. To be truthful, I detest animals locked up, monkey’s running to and fro from boredom, silverback gorillas stuck behind smeared glass, and the king of the jungle caged up like a trophy.

Continue Reading