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10/2017: Which Story Do You Want to Tell?

The slope of your shoulders, and downward lines on your face, may speak to a life seemingly defeated. But the eyes that gaze with such fervor, remind me that our endings are not yet determined. So square your shoulders, take a breath, and write the story in your eyes. © Manivillie Kanagasabapathy

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Day 322: Mystic Women

They pull at your coat a way to drag you down and back, place you safely in your box. If only they could remove the garment of power you wear. But what they don't understand is you do not wear power, you are the strength of the universe made flesh. They cannot rip it from… Continue reading Day 322: Mystic Women

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Day 180: Chasing Dreams

My first step was broken, a stumble, a misstep, suddenly falling down, I stared at ground, finding comfort in the warm earth. Tucked in a blanket of grass, I found comfort, letting the trees of knowledge take root. My next step was messy, the half starts and tangled roots. Shaking of the earth that had… Continue reading Day 180: Chasing Dreams

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Day 93: Fly (3)

I wish I could lock you in my heart, Protect you within these gilded walls, So that you feel no pain, no fear, no terror, All you would be surrounded by is the strength of my love, Titanium strong and unbreakable. But gilded walls are still cages, And one day, I will still have to… Continue reading Day 93: Fly (3)

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Day 9: Sisters

I am blessed For I have many sisters. Sisters of the blood, Herstory¬†linked to mine Through generations of love and sacrifice. Her name surrendered to family lines, A ghostly presence which weaves the family story. Sisters of the soul, Who chose to connect their story to mine Trusting I will remember, That life existed before… Continue reading Day 9: Sisters