I Am a Phoenix Who Rose From the Ashes

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    In the flames at their fiercest the past is

    incinerated, she says her final goodbyes to another live lost, another lesson, another hope disintegrated, No one can stand the heat but her. Another experience so painfully intense that she is completely obliterated. She has completed the cycle again. Once again she is innocent...
    LittleBirds0827 LittleBirds0827
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Nov 7, 2014

    A few hours ago mom and I had our daily

    argument.... She would start fussing... I would feel like she is being overly protective... And we would have a go at each other. As I sit frustrated at my desk, my phone vibrates... Its mom this is what she has to say: "Amidst a violent storm you made a grand entrance, you...
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    4 Responses Aug 21, 2014

    Many Times

      My dad kicked me out of the house when I was 17 and I was able to join the Army by forging my parent’s signature which was required because I was underage. I think the recruiter let it pass because he knew a bit about my drunken dad.     In the Army...
    Dewduster Dewduster
    66-70, M
    5 Responses Apr 14, 2009
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