Category Archives: Charmain Carrol

2013 July 31: No title

I lay here, in pain tossing and turning waiting for the birth of my daughter. I try to lift my head but it won’t get off the pillow, as my body starts to give way my abdominals go numb. It’s … Continue reading

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2013 June 28: So What Is This?

by Charmain Carrol When you love someone, but the best option is to stay away… I seem to think of you every second minute of every hour of the day. I keep seeing flashes of you the morning after it … Continue reading

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