The online literary journal, Feminine Collective, published my poem, A Branch Removed. The link is listed below. http://www.femininecollective.com/a-branch-removed/
We need to teach our kids being a bully is unacceptable, and if our kids are the ones being bullied, we need to teach them ways to cope. Thousands of suicides connected to bullying occur each year, and we need to do what we can to prevent them.
Four pounds eleven ounces Of calmness and love was placed in my arms twelve years ago. By: Amber R. Dulaney
Part One: No One Told Me No one told me when he returns from the drive the leftover tension remains like weak coffee disappearing as peace takes over the atmosphere. No one told me the warmth of his embrace would return my hope, revitalizing my belief our marriage will withstand obstacles that we will jump … Continue reading No One Told Me Part 2
When I was young I pictured a fairytale marriage like the tales of Cinderella and Snow White. No one told me becoming one was a steep mountain with an unknown height. No one told me that during a fight when he walked out the door after the brief relief for a break in the yelling … Continue reading No One Told Me
Sweet and gentle I may be but vicious, I can also be. Mistreat me I'll let it go, mistreat my kids, get ready; welcome to the next scene Mama Wolf is out to play. By: Amber R. Dulaney
I'm in a pit footing and rocks appear as beacons of hope only to crumble and fall as I begin to climb leaving me, to crash into the ground. Perhaps, not everyone's dreams are meant to live. By: Amber R. Dulaney
Beneath her lids shards of light glare against damp lashes beckoning her to fight soft voices of hopelessness-- bring forth memories bright to endure the pain, persevere; enjoy life with renewed insight. By: Amber R. Dulaney