How the Villain is Made

How the Villain is Made

The villain is not made In darkness and shadow But in light, stark and burning From the angel, the saint, the hero Fallen stars, all And we among them The one day our tongue lashed The one day we snapped The one day we bled Forget the masterpiece We got human on it...

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Unsent Letter

Unsent Letter

How sad How misfortunate How tragic As I stand outside these walls As I see the world, alive The forest, untamed The sky, so colorful The landscape, so vast You'll never know Never taste Never see Your walls, man made Erected around your mind Your soul will never take...

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The Walking Dead: The True Story

The Walking Dead: The True Story

Where is the break down in compassion occurring today? When terrorists strike, why do people begin to hate, lash out, and accuse? We are kindergartners back in the sandbox and the simple lesson: Two wrongs don’t make a right is lost to us all. A friend posted a video...

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Don’t Cry For Me

Don’t Cry For Me

They need to be right. I will let them be. They need to have the last word. I will let them have it. They need to feel bigger. I will make room. They need to be heard. I will listen. They need to fight. I will surrender. They need to hold on. I will let go. They need...

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My Song

My Song

You are wise and intuitive. Trust your inner voice. It is strong. It is so strong it doesn’t need to speak to be heard. You are. You exist in the space between thoughts, the music without words, and the lull between chatter. The sky stretches farther than the eye can...

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The Idle and Passive

The Idle and Passive

There are those that will fight to keep gay marriage out of this country. And there are those that will fight for freedom and liberty. And there are those that…hmm. They are awfully quiet, aren’t they? It would appear we are sleeping in the United States of America...

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Cup of Life

Cup of Life

How much damage has been done to the human soul by the sacred text our society has espoused to be so irrevocably flawless? The bible is foundational to the Christian faith and a segment of believers claim scripture is inerrant. Take one scripture for example: Matthew...

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I am a Believer

I am a Believer

The other day I posted a picture on Facebook of a man dressed up like Jesus holding a sign that stated: I’M NOT WITH THESE GUYS. Behind him a line of zealous Christians held signs up that said things like: Homo Sex is Sin. My comment on the photo was: One picture, a...

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Lucky Me

Lucky Me

I’ve been typecast as the villain So many movies But it’s always the same role   Lurking in the same corner Banished to the same shadows Familiar loathing stares   Breaking free? Good luck I’m famous in these parts   No one forgets A role well played Everyone...

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Welcome! Feel free to read a blog, leave a comment or learn about my published work. Bonnie Leonard

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