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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

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In Memory of Kay

Caged Bird / Writing Contest

 

{The free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream
till the current ends and dips his wings in the orange sun rays and dares to
claim the sky}
—-Maya Angelou

Antonio Frasconi/photo credit.

“I know what’s different about you,” I say to my sister on our last walk.

“What?” She smiles with those big pink lips. The kind of lips women envy.

“You don’t need me like you used to. I like that. I like that you’re finally
sliding into your own skin. When do you sign the divorce papers?”

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