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“I was made to rise above your labels. Because like the sun, I was always meant to shine through the dark.” Savages. That’s what I call them. The ones that believe they can do anything and no one can stop them. The ones that think they have power. They are the ones that cause havoc.Continue reading Shining Through — Sarah Doughty
“I knew my faults. And they always stared back at me in the mirror.” As long as I can remember, I knew my faults. They were engraved in my flesh, repeated so often that even I saw nothing else. I knew every one. Believed every one. I was every one. I knew my faults whenContinue reading I Knew My Faults-Sarah Doughty
“One day, I will overcome you and all you put me through.” Every night, I died a little inside. It was a reward, you said, for being a good little girl. Though you forced it, it was never sweet like you said. Those little pieces of me are lost and all that remains is demonContinue reading Little Death / Playground — Sarah Doughty
“One day, this will become a distant memory. Just like me.” I’ve kept myself in the darkness for far too long. Too afraid to see the marks left behind on my skin. The scars that have healed over, and fresh ones, still red and angry, that cover them. The bruises that never seem to fade.Continue reading Distant Memory — Sarah Doughty
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“Together, we are unstoppable. We are uplifted. We are hopeful. We are home.” Together, we are unstoppable. We are uplifted. We are hopeful. It’s a place where our dreams come true. A place where we aim high, reach our goals, and celebrate each milestone together. You might call it Utopia.…
There was something about the way her freckled cheeks turned red that caught my attention. I wondered what made her blush. If it was something I said, or something that crossed her mind. It made the green of her eyes brighten like dew tickling grass on a warm summer morning. suffused with roses herContinue reading Captive Freckles – Sarah Doughty and Aurora Phoenix