From Darkness to Light Day 19 by April Krubally

My Heart Has a Hole in It By April Krubally   My heart has a hole in it! I thought I was protected by a friend. I held this person so high in my hierarchy of need only to realize this person never existed. I built an absent entity in my thoughts as permanent but …

From Darkness to Light Day 1 by Sanaa Rizvi

I Woke and Felt the Fell of Dark by Sanaa Rizvi of A Dash of Sunny   In the words of T.S Eliot; “I said to my soul, be still, and wait … so the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the dancing.” That is precisely how I stumbled into the light from a long path …

Rage Against the Machine Day 27 by Gary Maxwell

What Sort of Men by Gary Maxwell aka YeOldeFoole of Fool’s Blog   What sort of men slay children bent at prayer? Does God, ‘Compassionate’, and ‘Merciful’ indeed command? Or is the devil’s lair now empty, and the Sinai now full of Satan’s Helpers, glad to lend a hand defaming all that’s holy – spraying …

Rage Against the Machine Day 24 by Dr Noreen Nguru

The Skin I’m In by Dr Noreen Nguru of #DrReenAbroad   The Skin I’m in. Yes ma’am, I’ve got that Melanin that means my cells swim in a pool of iridescent pigment that colours me, Brown. Ochre, tan, caramel, mahogany, high-yellow, black-blue ink. I am the earth and I am the single drop of a …

Rage Against the Machine Day 23 by Sreejit Poole

The Trauma Lives for Years       Written for Rage Against the Machine Month.  If you’d like to be a part of the challenge, find more information Here.   Featured image via http://www.wallpaperscraft.com    

Rage Against the Machine Day 22 by Rebel Willing

Fated by Rebel Willing of The Dungeon   Reality television is stressing me – check that – CNN, FOX, and Facebook are depressing me – Twitter – yeah I had to disable that quick no, not going circumspect, but to get through the day tamed by a news cycle without borders – from the grassroots to …

Rage Against the Machine Day 14 by Ana Daksina

The Hip Woman by Ana Daksina of Timeless Classics, The New Holocaust, and Success Inspirers World.   Long ago, passing a household nook I chanced to happen on a little book In a home that I was visiting And since I had just then not anything Claiming my precious time, I sat me there To find …

We Slay Demons

We slay demons – not the kind that you think, but the darkness that preys on civility – my sister’s a boss, her lines are clear, her opinions are focused her values held dear – – I have astigmatism, so my lines are all blurred, my shadows are real, my words are sometimes deferred until …

On Living and Dying Day 22 by Cheryl-Lynn Roberts

Think, Pray, Love, and Live by Cheryl-Lynn Roberts of Tournesol dans un Jardin   Since a very young child, I often wondered where all the dead went. Notice I say “dead” as it includes all things living that die including all of nature. Some believe in heaven, purgatory and hell. Yet what if the first few …

On Living and Dying Day 19 by Puneet Gabriel McCorrison

Into Color by Puneet Gabriel McCorrison, singer-songwriter found on YouTube and Soundcloud. In Hindu philosophy there is an idea presented that we have become so spun around, mixed up and infatuated with the world that we have forgotten our true nature, which is silence, peace and bliss. Yet we have not and cannot really let …